India sends COVID vaccines to 47 countries

Till now, India has supplied 464.29 lakh Made-in-India COVID vaccines to 47 countries.

Out of these vaccine doses, 71.25 lakh has been supplied as a gift, and 393.04 lakh commercially.

India-made vaccines (5,00,000 doses) have reached Canada.

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The Pune-based Serum Institute of India will be sending 1.5 million more doses of Covishield vaccine.

In a tweet, India’s envoy to Canada Ajay Bisaria said,

“India is proud to support Canada’s vaccination programme as a strategic partner.”

The countries range from developed and developing countries.

11 countries–10 from Africa, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Congo, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Lesotho, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan and one from ASEAN–Cambodia have got India-made vaccine under the COVAX facility.

All of India’s neighbors barring Pakistan have been supplied with vaccines by New Delhi.

Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh began their vaccination drive using India-made vaccines.