Goa receives 2350 vials of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant (File Photo)
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant (File Photo)

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 13 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday informed that the state received 2350 vials of Covid-19 vaccine 'Covisheild' ahead of the January 16 launch of the nationwide vaccination drive.

"Goa has received 2350 vials with 10 doses each, totaling 23500 shots of COVID-19 vaccine, today morning. The vaccines are being stored appropriately by the authorities, and would be distributed to all centres 24 hours prior to vaccination day." Sawant said in a tweet on Wednesday.

The first consignment containing vials of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine Covisheild was dispatched from the Serum Institute of India in the early hours of Tuesday for 13 different locations across the country. (ANI)