Bharat Biotech receives order for added 45 lakh vaccine doses of Covaxin from govt
Of the 45 lakh doses, over 8 lakh will probably be provided to international locations corresponding to Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, freed from price as a goodwill gesture
Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech has secured a recent Letter of Consolation from the Centre for one more 45 lakh doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, sources mentioned.
Out of the 45 lakh doses, the city-based vaccine maker will probably be supplying over eight lakh to among the pleasant international locations corresponding to Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, freed from price as goodwill gesture, sources added.
“The corporate was given a recent letter of consolation just lately for supplying one other 45 lakh doses of Covaxin. The doses will probably be dispatched as when the Ministry locations orders with the corporate,” sources instructed PTI.
After having obtained the federal government buy order for 55 lakh doses, Bharat Biotech shipped the primary batch of vaccines (every vial containing 20 doses) to Gannavaram (Vijayawada), Guwahati, Patna, Delhi, Kurukshetra, Bangalore, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Chennai and Lucknow, it mentioned.
Bharat Biotech mentioned it has additionally donated 16.5 lakh doses to the Authorities of India.
Sources additional mentioned the provides from the corporate rely upon the orders being positioned by the federal government.
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