Assam gets 50,000 more doses of Covaxin


GUWAHATI: Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta on Tuesday informed that Assam got 50,000 Covaxin doses to ramp up the vaccination process in the State.

The Health Minister Tweeted ,”#VaccinationDrive
To ramp up the vaccination process, we have availed another 50,000 #Covaxin for the people of #Assam today.#FightAgainstCOVID19 @himantabiswa @nhm_assam.”


Earlier on May 11, Bharat Biotech informed that the firm has been supplying its COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covaxin’ directly to 18 states since May 1.

Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Assam are among the 18 states where the company has been supplying the vaccines directly.

Covaxin is one of the two vaccines being manufactured in India currently and has been developed by Bharat Biotech in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research and the National Institute of Virology. ((ANI)