The first consignment of Corona vaccine 'Kovishield' reached Delhi, now it will be shipped across the country by plane
The first consignment of Corona vaccine 'Kovishield' reached Delhi, now it will be shipped across the country by plane

The first consignment of Corona vaccine has reached the country’s capital Delhi. With this, the vaccination campaign will start across the country from Saturday 16 January. The Pune-based Serum Institute of India has started a vaccine supply in different parts of the country on Tuesday. Vaccine supply started in the early hours of Tuesday by special aircraft which reached Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi at around 10 am. They will be kept in cold storage from now on and will be delivered to the vaccination center when the vaccination begins. Pune Zone-5 DCP Namrata Patil said that the first consignment has been dispatched amidst adequate security arrangements.

Corona vaccine will be delivered to various places in the country

The first consignment of Corona vaccine 'Kovishield' reached Delhi, now it will be shipped across the country by plane
The first consignment of Corona vaccine ‘Kovishield’ reached Delhi, now it will be shipped across the country by plane

Union Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said, ‘Today Air India, SpiceJet and IndiGo Airlines operate from Pune to Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Shillong, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Bangalore, Lucknow and Chandigarh with 56.5 lakhs dose. Will operate 9 flights for.

SpiceJet aircraft reached Delhi with first batch of vaccine

Ajay Singh, President and Managing Director of SpiceJet said, ‘SpiceJet has delivered the first batch of the Kovid vaccine in India today. The first batch of ‘Kovishield’ had 34 cases weighing 1088 kg which were brought from Pune to Delhi.

The first batch was dispatched under tight security. The consignment of the Kovishield vaccine in three trucks was transported to Pune International Airport. They will be delivered to various parts of the country from the airport. The work of vaccination in the country will start from Saturday 16 January.

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