Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will receive 4,35,500 vials of coronavirus vaccine in the first phase.
A vial is a bottle which contains 10 doses of vaccine. If one vial of vaccine is opened then it should be used within six hours.
In the first phase, three lakh medical personnel in the state will be vaccinated which includes health workers, medical students, senior citizens and anganwadi workers.
Kerala has made all arrangements for the safe storage and distribution of the vaccine.