Ms. Hasina hoped that the vaccine that Bangladesh procured from India would arrive by January 25-26, a report stated.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending over two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine as a gift to Bangladesh.
India on Thursday formally handed over 2 million doses of domestically produced Covishield vaccine to Bangladesh. The vaccines had been offered at an important time when the variety of coronavirus circumstances in Bangladesh is rising.
“I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending the vaccine (batch) as a gift,” Ms. Hasina stated at an internet worldwide convention held on the event of the a centesimal founding anniversary of the University of Dhaka on Thursday.
She stated the federal government has already deliberate how it might proceed with the vaccine, the Dhaka Tribune reported.
“We have taken all the steps to face the COVID-19 situation in the country,” Ms. Hasina stated.
Apart from the present supply of vaccines, Bangladesh can be set to buy 3 crore doses of India-made coronavirus vaccine.
Ms. Hasina hoped that the vaccine that Bangladesh procured from India would arrive by January 25-26, the report stated.
Bangladesh has thus far recorded 7,966 COVID-19 deaths for the reason that outbreak of the pandemic in March final 12 months, whereas the overall variety of infections have surged to over 530,270.
India additionally handed over 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to Nepal on Thursday. On Wednesday, India despatched 150,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Bhutan and 100,000 doses to the Maldives.