Serum’s first vaccine consignments to reach 13 locations today

three trucks from Pune’s Serum Institute left with the first consignment of the Covishield vaccine in the early hours of Tuesday.

All three trucks containing the vaccine are temperature-controlled and were on their way to the Pune airport, where a special cargo plane is waiting to transport them across India.

The trucks left the Serum Institute premises shortly after 5 am on Tuesday. A ‘puja’ was performed before the vehicles left the facility

The trucks carried 478 boxes of the vaccines and each box weighs 32 kg.

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