Coronavirus Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah, senior leaders take first dose of covid vaccine
New Delhi, Mar 01: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu were among the host of top leaders who took the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday with the start of the next phase of the inoculation drive.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and NCP president Sharad Pawar also took the jab.
Governors Kalraj Mishra of Rajasthan and Banwarilal Purohit of Tamil Nadu also received the shot, as well as Union minister Jitendra Singh as the country further opened its vaccination programme that started on January 16 for healthcare and sanitary workers.
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Maharashtra: Second-round of COVID19 vaccination underway at Pune's Kamla Nehru Hospital as the nationwide drive to inoculate people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities has started today pic.twitter.com/gplm9ohYJi— ANI (@ANI) March 1, 2021