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India resumes export: 1 million doses of Covishiled vaccine to arrive today

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 9th October, 2021 02:04:20 PM
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India resumes export: 1 million doses of Covishiled vaccine to arrive today

One million doses of Covishield vaccines will reach in Dhaka at 5:40pm on Saturday (Oct 9) from India.

The vaccine is produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII).

This vaccine doses will come to Bangladesh under the commercial arrangement between SII Beximco.

Under the deal, Bangladesh government paid in advance of 3 crore Chovishield vaccines.

India so far provided 7 million doses under the commercial supply and gifted 3.3 million doses as gift.

India stopped supply of vaccine in April following massive spread of COVID-19.

However, the Covid situation has now greatly improved and thus India resuming export of vaccine to Bangladesh and other countries.