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Tamil Nadu receives 20,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine

The State had received 5,36,500 doses of Covishield on Tuesday and began distribution to all the districts depending on the size of the health care workers.

Published: 13th January 2021 11:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th January 2021 11:48 AM   |  A+A-

'COVAXIN' was developed and manufactured at the company's Bio-safety Level-III high containment facility at Genome Valley.

'COVAXIN' was developed and manufactured at the company's Bio-safety Level-III high containment facility at Genome Valley.  (Photo| Special Arrangement)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu received 20,000 doses of Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine from the Union Government today morning. Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan and Director of Public Health Dr TS Selvavinayagam and other officials inspected the consignment at the State vaccine store at DMS campus. 

The State had received 5,36,500 doses of Covishield on Tuesday and began distribution to all the districts depending on the size of the health care workers. Over 4.39 lakh health care workers have been registered for the vaccine. The State will begin COVID-19 vaccination drive from Saturday in around 300 sites in the State.



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