56,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines reached Agartala on Wednesday. The containers of the vaccine were shipped from Pune”s Serum Institute and ferried to a special storage unit here from the city airport. Vaccines has been stored at Gorkhabasti. All arrangements have been made for storage of Covid vaccine in the Health departments store at Gurkhabasti. The doses has been also distributed to the vaccination centres to all the districts. The first phase of vaccination will start on January 16, and around 45,000 health workers will be vaccinated against Covid in the first phase. In the second phase, about 90,000 field staff will be vaccinated. In the third phase, about nine lakh people will be vaccinated. Those who get the vaccine will have to get the vaccine again after 30 days.