Covid Vaccine arrives in Manipur

The first consignment as per Chief Minister N Biren Singh contains 54,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from SII,Pune.

A day after the first consignment of 2.40 lakh vials of Covid-19 vaccine landed in Guwahati in a total of 20 boxes containing 2,40,000 vaccine doses meant for distribution in Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur on Wednesday received its first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.

The first consignment as per Chief Minister N Biren Singh contains 54,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from SII,Pune.

N Biren Singh took to twitter thanking Prime Minister Modi and Indian scientists for delivering the Covid vaccine in record time.

Covishield manufactured by Serum Institute of India in a tieup with ASraZeneca, and Covaxin, an indigenously developed vaccine by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) were approved on January 3rd.

Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination was successfully completed in Manipur on January 8th. The mock drill was conducted at 236 centres in the remaining 14 districts of the state. Informing the successful conduct of the dry run for COVID-19 vaccination in the state, Dr K Rajo, Manipur Health Service director, hoped the vaccination programme in the state was likely to begin in the last week of January but this has been now fast tracked with vaccination due to begin from January 16 in the country, as announced by the centre on January 9.

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