New-Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday took the first jab of coronavirus vaccine at RR Hospital in Delhi. two days after India commenced its second phase of the vaccination drive to inoculate people above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities against Covid-19.
Earlier today, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant took the first jab of the Covi-19 vaccine at a Primary Health Center (PHC) in Sanquelim of North Goa.
Speaking to reporters after he was administered the vaccine, Sawant said that the vaccine is safe and no case of adverse side-effect has been reported in Goa.
“My father has also taken the vaccine. The vaccine is safe. The PM has taken it himself. Being a frontline worker and doctor by profession, I had registered for the vaccine previously. The doctor called me today informing me that it was my turn,” 47-year-old Sawant said.