New Delhi, March 01 2021|| News Desk

Synopsis:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS here and appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated. Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN to the Prime Minister. According to sources, The prime minister went to AIIMS early this morning. He is seen sporting an Assamese ‘gamocha’, which is symbolic of the blessings of women from the state. Sister Niveda and a second nurse from Kerala can be seen in the picture posted by Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS here and appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated. Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN to the Prime Minister.

“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,” Modi tweeted after taking the vaccine shot

“I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free!” PM Modi said.

According to sources, The prime minister went to AIIMS early this morning. He is seen sporting an Assamese ‘gamocha’, which is symbolic of the blessings of women from the state. Sister Niveda and a second nurse from Kerala can be seen in the picture posted by Modi.

The government had announced on Wednesday that everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals

Citizens will be able to register and book an appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere, using the Co-WIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Aarogya Setu.

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