The coronavirus vaccine was administered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted, “Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS.” Modi also lauded the country’s doctors and scientists, claiming that they worked quickly to help the global fight against COVID-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter, “It’s incredible how quickly our doctors and scientists worked to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also urged those who are eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine to do so “I urge anyone who is eligible to receive the vaccine to do so. Let’s work together to rid India of COVID-19.”
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! pic.twitter.com/5z5cvAoMrv
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 1, 2021
Bharat Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine Covaxin sparked controversy after it received regulatory approval for emergency use without phase-3 trial results. Dr. Krishna Ella, the company’s Chairman, and Managing Director clarified in January that the vaccine is safe and that Bharat Biotech conducted trials in more than 12 countries in addition to India.
PM Modi was photographed wearing an Assamese gamcha, which represents the blessings of Assamese women. It’s something he’s worn a lot.
Sister P Niveda from Puducherry presented PM Modi with Bharat BioTech’s Covaxin. Kerala provided the second nurse.
— ANI (@ANI) March 1, 2021
PM Modi traveled to AIIMS without taking any roads, opting for an early morning departure to avoid causing public inconvenience.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 vaccination drive for people aged 60 and up with comorbidities will start on Monday at 192 health facilities in the national capital, including 136 private hospitals, according to Delhi government officials.
The vaccines will be given out for free at government hospitals and health centers, while private health facilities will be charged Rs 250.
“On Monday, at 12 p.m., the vaccination drive will start. Vaccination is available to those who are 60 years old or older on January 1, 2021, as well as those who have comorbidities and are 45-59 years old on that date “According to a high-ranking government official,
“Tomorrow, Delhi will begin the much-anticipated phase of COVID vaccination for the 60+ population and those with comorbidities in the age group of 45-59 years at 192 Delhi Health Facilities, out of which 136 are paid Private facilities and 56 are Free Government facilities,” the Delhi government’s Family Welfare directorate added on Twitter.
The CO-WIN 2.0 portal allows you to schedule vaccination appointments.