Thiruvananthapuram: Bharat BioTech made Covaxin will arrive in Kerala today. The first batch of the vaccine consists of 37,000 doses. reportedly. government has decided not to use the vaccine immediately.
The vaccine, which will be flown to Trivandrum from Hyderabad, will be stored at the Thiruvananthapuram Regional Vaccine Center. The vaccine should be stored at a temperature of 2 8 C to 8 C.
The Health Department has decided not to dispense Covaxin citing the unfinished trials. The state government hopes to be able to provide the Covishield itself to health workers who have registered for the vaccine. The Centre has sanctioned 7,94,000 doses of Covishield for Kerala.