First consignment of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Pune to reach Bhubaneswar airport at 4.20 pm today

Bhubaneswar: First consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India, Pune to reach Bhubaneswar airport at 4.20 pm today, informs State Health Department.

Today, Air India, SpiceJet GoAir & IndiGo will operate 9 flights from Pune with 56.5 L doses of Covishield to Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Shillong, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Bengaluru, Lucknow & Chandigarh: Aviation Ministry.

The much awaited distribution of the Covishield Vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India(SII) in Pune begins today. Six cold storage containers with the stock of these vaccines dispatched to the Pune Airport amid tight security.