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Security enhanced at IGI airport as first batch of coronavirus vaccine reaches Delhi

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NEW DELHI: Security has been stepped up on the Indira Gandhi International Airport within the nationwide capital from the place the primary consignment of Covishield vaccines from Pune might be transported to completely different elements of town on Tuesday, police stated. A SpiceJet flight carrying the vaccines landed on the Delhi airport round 10 am on Tuesday, 4 days forward of the launch of a nationwide drive towards the coronavirus.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI Airport) Rajeev Ranjan stated PCR vans together with native police will escort the automobiles carrying vaccines to its designated locations. He stated enough safety preparations have been put in place to facilitate the transportation of vaccines.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Manish Agarwal stated, “If any schedule and movement of vaccine is shared with us and if facilitation is asked for, we will provide it.”

The Delhi Traffic Police stated it can guarantee easy motion of the automobiles carrying the vaccines.

Adequate police preparations have been made on the storage websites, and PCR vans may even cowl these models of their patrolling plans, police stated.

The police management room has additionally been directed to reply promptly to calls from chilly storage factors, vaccination websites, and instantly go on the data to PCR vans, native police, visitors police and some other company, they stated.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahadra) Amit Sharma stated, “We have deployed the personnel at the storage area of the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital.”

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