India has already begun world’s largest inoculation drive with two Covid-19 vaccines. Now the country is also exporting the vaccines to other nations.
Under its Vaccine Maitri initiative, India rolled out around 6 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Sri Lanka and Bahrain.
Grant assistance from Bharat to friendly countries and key allies in the region and neighbourhood also.
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Bahrain is home to a large number of Indian expatriates. Moreover, the arrival of vaccines in Colombo comes on the Poya Day.
This day marks the first visit of Buddha to Sri Lanka.
Since the launch of ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative, India has gifted vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Seychelles, and Mauritius.
Union Health Minister on Thursday said that the spread of COVID-19 had been curbed in India. The fifth part of all districts India did not report any case of COVID-19.
His claims come at a time when the immunization process is undergoing everywhere in the country. Under this immunization drive, around 2.4 million people have been immunized so far.
India witnessed the highest number of COVID-19 cases after the United States. The new infection rate has come down. According to the reports, herd immunity has been achieved in some parts of the country.