Prime Minister, Narendra Modi took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today, at AIIMS New Delhi.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19. I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free!”
The second phase of COVID 19 vaccination drive commenced on Monday, covering people over 60 and above. People who are 45 and above with illnesses are also eligible to get vaccinated in the second phase.