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Chandigarh, May 13: Haryana Health Minister Aniz Bij said on Thursday that the state government has drawn up a global tender for the purchase of anti-covid-19 (COVD-19) vaccine to vaccinate all persons under the age of 18 in the state. In the last few weeks, there has been an increase in the number of Kovid-19s in Haryana. The number of patients treated in the state on May 12 was 1,07,058.
VJ tweeted, “Haryana will call for a global tender for the purchase of the Kovid-19 vaccine for the people of the state so that everyone over the age of 18 will be vaccinated in the state soon.” Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Delhi have also decided to call for global tenders for their vaccine requirements. Read more: PM missing with vaccines, oxygen and drugs: Rahul Gandhi
The country is currently using indigenous biotech vaccines, the Kovacin and Covishield vaccines, developed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca Serum Institute of India.