COVID-19 vaccination facilities in Delhi has been lowered from 89 to 75- Technology News, Firstpost

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Press Trust of IndiaJan 15, 2021 13:24:30 IST

The whole variety of websites in Delhi the place COVID-19 vaccination roll-out will probably be performed on 16 January has been revised to 75 from 89 determined earlier by authorities, sources mentioned on Wednesday. The Delhi authorities is all set for the primary section of the immunisation train with healthcare employees being put within the entrance line to get the dose. The variety of vaccination centres in Delhi has been revised to 75 now from 89 earlier, the sources mentioned.

The first batch of Covishield vaccine containing 2.64 lakh doses reached Delhi’s central storage facility at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital (RGSSH) on Tuesday amid excessive safety.

Covishiled vaccines being dispatched from Serum institute: Image credit score: Serum

A senior official on the hospital mentioned 22 containers, every containing 1,200 vials of the Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine, had been delivered to the ability. Each vial of 5 milliliters has 10 doses.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Sadarjung Hospital, LNJP Hospital, GTB Hospital, Apollo Hospitals and Max Hospital will probably be among the many vaccination centres right here, as they had been in checklist of 89 centres.

The vaccination roll-out is predicted to be kicked off from the LNJP Hospital on January 16 with a easy ceremony within the presence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendar Jain, sources earlier mentioned.

India’s medicine regulator has authorized Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use within the nation.

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