New Delhi: Ahead of the launch of the vaccination programme in Delhi, the authorities have released a list of sites where both the Covishield and Covaxin vaccines will be administered.
As per information, Oxford's Covishield vaccines will be given at 75 sites whereas Bharat Biotech's Covaxin will be given at the remaining 6 sites.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier announced that around 100 people will be vaccinated at each of the sites everyday in the national capital.
He said, “We will begin with 81 centres initially. It will then be increased to 175 in a few days and then to 1,000 centres across Delhi.”
The CM assured the citizens that the government is fully prepared to introduce the vaccination programme from Saturday. More than 8,000 people will be vaccinated every day in the national capital.
As of now, the government has received 2.74 lakh doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from the Centre. It is enough to vaccinate 1.2 lakh health workers. Kejriwal said that more doses of vaccines are expected to arrive in the national capital soon.
The first batch of Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine Covishield was sent to Delhi by its manufacturer Serum Institute of India on Tuesday. It reached Delhi's central storage facility at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital on the same day.
Here is the complete list of sites where vaccines will be administered:
List of sites where Covishield will be given:
List of sites where Covaxin will be given: