PM Modi takes first shot of Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. The Prime Minister became the first beneficiary in the second phase of nationwide vaccination against the Covid-19.
PM Modi took the dose of the home-grown Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
In a message to the nation the PM tweeted:
Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19,” PM Modi tweeted, sharing an image of himself taking first dose of the vaccine.
PM Modi also urged all eligible to take the vaccine as the country began vaccinating people over 60 and those over 45 who have illnesses.
“Together, let us make India COVID-19 free.