The first consignment of COVID19 vaccine reached Odisha from Pune on Tuesday. The consignment arrive in a special Spicejet flight at Bhubaneswar International Airport this afternoon.
Odisha has procured 40,800 vials in of COVID19 vaccine, which arrived in 34 packets weighing a total of about 1200 kg.
A special van took the vaccine to the State Vaccine Store, where it has been saved.
The Centre has announced vaccination drive from January 16 onwards.