Rajasthan receives 20,000 doses of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin

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Jaipur, Jan 13 (PTI) Rajasthan on Wednesday received 20,000 doses of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Narottam Sharma said.

He said about 4.5 lakh doses of Covishield by Serum Institute of India, Pune will arrive in the state on Wednesday evening.

In this photo illustration a bottle of  Covid-19 coronavirus Vaccine is seen
In this photo illustration a bottle of Covid-19 coronavirus Vaccine is seen

Sharma said the vaccine would be first administered to 80,000 healthcare workers.

He said 238 centres have been identified in Jaipur for vaccination.

Soon after getting instructions from the government, vaccines will be sent to these centres.

He said the doses have been kept at two to eight degrees Celsius temperature at a state-level vaccine store here. PTI AG SNE SNE