COVISHIELD vaccine is developed by AstraZeneca in partnership with the University of Oxford. Currently, the gap between the 2 doses of the vaccine are being administered across India of 28 days.
The billboard read, "Thank You India and PM Narendra Modi for providing COVID vaccines to Canada. Long Live Canada-India Friendship."
Delhi recorded as many as 321 fresh Covid-19 cases and one related fatality in the last 24 hours and it is the second consecutive day when the city witnessed more than 300 new cases.
Oli will be receiving the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Teaching Hospital at 10 AM.
On March 1, Nepal's Chief of Army Staff, Purna Chandra Thapa had received his first dose of the Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccine.
Since yesterday, we have had 50 lakh registrations on CoWIN for COVID19 vaccination, said RS Sharma, Chairman, Empowered Group on COVID vaccination.
Ramaphosa also said that a further nine million doses would come from Johnson and Johnson, which has contracted Aspen, one of the major pharmaceutical companies in South Africa, to manufacture these vaccines in the country.
The fire, which broke out at Serum Institute of India's fifth floor building was brought under control in two hours, police said. Meanwhile, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said that Covishield vaccine production won''t be hit due to the fire.
Capital India Finance Corp Chairman SK Narvar believes that India’s response to the pandemic has demonstrated our ability to successfully scale up our research, manufacturing, and distribution abilities at ultra-short notices. All this will help instil investors’ confidence in India’s potential as a global manufacturing hub.
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has informed citizens about the Co-Win platform that will be used to monitor the vaccination drive in the country.