Pune [Maharashtra]: The serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla took it down to Twitter to affirm that there has not been the loss of any lives or any major injuries despite the loss of a few floors following the fire at the Serum Institute of India.
“Thank you everyone for your concern and prayers. So far the most important thing is that there have been no lives lost or major injuries due to the fire, despite a few floors being destroyed”, wrote Poonawalla on the matter.
The statement came after the news of fire at the Terminal 1 gate of the Pune Serum Institute where the Covishield vaccine manufacturing is being carried out. The Pune police said that no one is stuck inside and the vaccine production is not affected. “No one stuck inside. No vaccine production in the building as the structure was under construction. Fire will be doused in 1 hour”, said the officials in the Pune police.