Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News January 13 Highlights: “20,000 doses of Covaxin will be arriving in the state soon”, said Health & Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar, speaking to the media here on Wednesday. The only difference between Covaxin vial and Covi-shield vial is Covi-shield has 5 ml of vaccine in a vial and covaxin has 10 ml of vaccine in a vial. One vial can vaccinate 20 people. Both the vaccine will be given in the state and there is no choice for any, the minister said.
“Central government has issued a guideline regarding which district and which staff to be given the vaccination. All districts will be distributed with the vaccine to inaugurate the vaccination drive on January 16th”, he said.
The minister congratulated the newly inducted ministers to the CM BSY cabinet and said some of the leaders could not make into the list, but they will be given suitable position in the party. “Our government is working transparently and taking all the schemes to the doorsteps of the beneficiaries. There will be unhappiness when a cabinet is expanded, but it’s a part of democracy, said Dr.Sudhakar. all leaders are united and there is no dissidence in the party”, he clarified.
A total of 6.48 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine in 54 boxes arrived in Bengaluru Tuesday and they have been stored in a storage facility near Anand Rao circle, said Health & Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar.