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More than 14 tonnes of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine to be shipped from Pune today

More than 14 tonnes of Oxford-AstraZeneca immunizations will be flown from Pune in ten trips on Tuesday.

The public authority inked an agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII) for 11 million portions and these would be flown out of Pune in the primary stage.

SpiceJet will convey the first group of portions from Pune in quite a while 8 am Delhi flight. While the primary flight will heft around 700 kilograms of immunization, the aircraft is likewise utilizing its cargo to move the shots to Kolkata, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, and Vijayawada.

Air India will ship antibodies on its Pune-Ahmedabad trip on Tuesday morning, the aircraft’s chief (load) Nirbhik Narang affirmed.

“Along with Pune, we will also be transporting vaccines from Mumbai. We are fully prepared,” he added.

Antibodies will likewise be carried on IndiGo’s departures from Pune to Chandigarh and on GoAir’s trip to Chennai and Lucknow.

While Pune air terminal will see the majority of the development, antibodies would likewise be shipped to Mumbai and traveled to various areas inside the nation. A team has been made at Mumbai air terminal, including all partners for rapid taking care of.

As per flight sources, SII antibodies will be stuffed in a container weighing 32 kilograms. Each container would have around 12,000 portions and gel packs for refrigeration.

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