New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Monday as the nationwide inoculation drive of persons above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities begun today.
“I sincerely thank my medico colleagues led by Dr Randeep Guleria, whose illustrious father was my Examiner in Medicine. Also, thanks Dr Arti for your personal indulgence,” Singh tweeted.
“Let all join the #COVID-free India movement led by PM,” he added.
Earlier on Monday morning, Prime Minister Modi took the first dose of Covaxin, India’s homegrown coronavirus vaccine developed by biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Meanwhile, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Chennai today.
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