The government of India had announced that the Covid vaccination drive will be kick-started across the country starting from 16th January.
As a part of the vaccination program, Andhra Pradesh received a total of 4.77 lakh vaccine doses today.
Covishield vaccine developed by the Serum Institute, India reached Gannavaram airport, Andhra Pradesh a short while ago and special flights were used for the transportation process.
The vaccination drive will be commencing in Andhra Pradesh from 16th January. The vaccine doses will shipped from Gannavaram airport to all the districts in the state today.
A total of 3.87 lakh healthcare workers will be vaccinated in the first phase and the remaining doses will be used to vaccinate the common public.