Odisha Receives Second Batch Of Covishield Vaccine Consignment

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Tuesday received its second consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca joint venture Covishield from the Serum Institute of India (SII).

As many as 33,450 doses of vaccines landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport here from Pune in a special SpiceJet flight.

The fresh consignment of COVID-19 vaccine will enable the state to cover all its registered Health care workers during this phase of vaccination.

The state had delivered COVID-19 vaccine shots to another batch of more than 30 thousand health care workers in 380 sessions across the state yesterday.

In its first consignment, Odisha had received as many as 4.08 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines.