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An additional 3 lakh Govshield vaccines arrived in Tamil Nadu

An additional 3 lakh Govshield vaccines arrived in Tamil Nadu

Chennai,
In addition to Tamil Nadu, 3 lakh Govshield vaccines have arrived today from the central government package. Govshield vaccines manufactured on behalf of Pune Serum Company arrived at the Chennai Airport by air this morning.

Those 3 lakh vaccines were also sent to the Chennai Denampet DMS. Are stored in the state storage warehouse on campus. The district-wise distribution of these vaccines is yet to begin. 

The federal government has advised state governments to purchase vaccines directly from vaccine companies, as it has already been announced that all people over the age of 18 can be vaccinated from May 1. 

Accordingly, an agreement has been signed on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu to obtain 1.5 crore vaccines in the first phase.
Meanwhile, the central government has already been requested to allocate additional vaccines to Tamil Nadu and 3 lakh vaccines have been sent from the central government. So far, a total of 67 lakh 85 thousand 720 doses of Govshield and Covax vaccines have reached Tamil Nadu. 
With the arrival of 3 lakh more vaccines today, the number of vaccines that have reached Tamil Nadu so far has increased to 70 lakh 85 thousand 720 doses. While the number of people vaccinated in Tamil Nadu till yesterday was 56.6 lakh, it is reported that there are more than 10 lakh vaccines in stock in Tamil Nadu at present. 

News Source : Daily Thanthi

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