Of the 45 lakh doses, over eight lakh will likely be equipped to nations reminiscent of Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, freed from value as a goodwill gesture
Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech has secured a recent Letter of Comfort from the Centre for an additional 45 lakh doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, sources mentioned.
Out of the 45 lakh doses, the city-based vaccine maker will likely be supplying over eight lakh to a number of the pleasant nations reminiscent of Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, freed from value as goodwill gesture, sources added.
“The company was given a fresh letter of comfort recently for supplying another 45 lakh doses of Covaxin. The doses will be dispatched as when the Ministry places orders with the company,” sources advised PTI.
After having obtained the federal government buy order for 55 lakh doses, Bharat Biotech shipped the primary batch of vaccines (every vial containing 20 doses) to Gannavaram (Vijayawada), Guwahati, Patna, Delhi, Kurukshetra, Bangalore, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Chennai and Lucknow, it mentioned.
Bharat Biotech mentioned it has additionally donated 16.5 lakh doses to the Government of India.
Sources additional mentioned the provides from the corporate depend upon the orders being positioned by the federal government.