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New Delhi: Pakistan will probably be receiving ‘Made in India’ COVID-19 vaccines from GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. The neighbouring nation will get 16 million free doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, which is being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. Islamabad is predicted to get the primary consignment of the coronavirus vaccine by mid-March and the remainder of it’s anticipated to succeed in by June.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, helps vaccinate nearly half the world’s kids towards lethal and debilitating infectious illnesses.
India is supplying the COVID-19 vaccines to 65 international locations. Whereas many international nations have obtained the vaccine on a grant foundation, others have paid the worth set by the Indian authorities.
India has offered round 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines beneath grants help international locations, together with Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles.
Right here is the checklist of nations which might be receiving ‘Made-in-India’ COVID19 vaccine provides.
Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Brazil, Morocco, Oman, Egypt, Algeria, South Africa, Kuwait, UAE, Afghanistan, Barbados, Dominica, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Saudi Arabia, El Salvador, Argentina, Serbia, UN Well being staff, Mongolia, Ukraine, Ghana, Ivory Coast, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Antigua & Barbuda, DR Congo, Angola, Gambia, Nigeria, Cambodia, Kenya, Lesotho, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Guatemala, Canada, Mali, Sudan, Liberia, malawi, Uganda, Guyana, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Togo, Djibouti, Somalia, Seirra Leone, Belize, Botswana, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Tajikistan.
India has accepted Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Oxford-AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine Covishield, manufactured by Serum Institute of India.
India administers over 20 lakh Covid doses in a single day
The Union Ministry of well being and household welfare reported that India on March 9 administered greater than 20 lakh Covid-19 doses in a single day. India’s coronavirus drive is the world’s largest vaccination drive.
The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation crossed 2.40 crore on March 9. A complete of two,40,37,644 vaccine doses got, as per the provisional report until 7 pm on Tuesday.