All preparations for the first phase of COVID vaccination have been completed. Today, 5,63,500 doses of vaccine were received by the State. Of these, 4,43,500 doses are Covishield vaccine of Serum Institute of India, while 20,000 vaccine doses are Covaxin of Bharat Biotech.
Director of the Health Department, Dr. Laxman Ola said that the work of sending the vaccines to all the district headquarters will be started from Thursday morning. He said that vaccination work will start at 161 places on January 16, in which four and a half lakh health workers will be vaccinated.