Another 6 lakh vaccines arrived from Japan...

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Another 6 lakh vaccines arrived from Japan

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:18 PM, 3 August 2021   Updated: 05:33 PM, 3 August 2021

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The third consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine from Japan has reached Dhaka.

The consignment of 6 lakh 18 thousand (618,000) doses of vaccine arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3:15 pm on Tuesday.

The consignment arrived on a Cathay Pacific Airlines cargo plane.

According to the Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, the plane left Narita Airport’s Terminal No. 1 at 9:21 pm local time in Japan on Monday night.

Japan is giving 30 lakh AstraZeneca vaccines to Bangladesh through COVAX. More than 10 lakh vaccines have already reached Dhaka in two consignments from Japan.