Chandigarh Administration receives 12,000 doses of Covishield Vaccine
Chandigarh, January 13, 2021: The Health Department Chandigarh received 12000 doses of Covishield Vaccine which is developed by the Astra Zeneca in collaboration with the Serum institute of India today afternoon at the Chandigarh Airport .
The vaccine was received by Dr VK Nagpal , Medical Superintendent cum Jt Director at the Chandigarh Airport. The Vaccine was transported in a dedicated Vaccine Van duly escorted by the Police Vehicle.
The vaccine consignment was duly received by Director Health Services and other senior officials of the department.
The Vaccine vials have been kept in the Walk in Cooler where a temperature of 2 to 8 degree would be maintained. The storage area with walk in cooler room under CCTV surveillance would be guarded by Security personnel round the clock .
The vaccination drive would start from 16th January through out the country for the first phase of vaccination .