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Central Government is all set to approve four more Covid vaccines in the country

East Coast Daily | 13/01/2021 09:16 AM | Click to read full article

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has said that the country is considering giving approval for four more Covid vaccines. He told the news conference on Tuesday that he was considering approving Zydus Cadila, Russia’s Sputnik V, Genoa, and Biological E.

There are a total of 2,16,558 patients in the country. Of these, Kerala and Maharashtra alone have over 50,000 patients, he said. The first phase of vaccine distribution in the country will start on January 16.