Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the second jab of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 vaccination.
On the 8th of April, Mr. Narendra Modi took the second shot of the Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech Private Limited manufactured COVAXIN. During the early hours of Thursday, he visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi and administered the vaccine.
After being vaccinated, PM Modi took to Twitter and said, “Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus.
If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on http://CoWin.gov.in.”
The two nurses who administered the Covid-19 vaccine to PM Modi on Thursday are P.Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab. P.Niveda was also involved in administering him the first dose. PM Modi took the first dose of COVAXIN on the 1st of March.
Meanwhile, amid the rising cases of the Novel Coronavirus, nearly 9 crore people got their vaccination doses. The numbers were given by the Union Health Ministry. Despite being the second worst COVID-19 hit Nation, India is the only Country to vaccinate nearly 9 crore people.
According to the Union Health Ministry, senior citizens, people with comorbidities and people above 45 years old are eligible to take the Novel Coronavirus vaccination.
India is administering two made in India vaccines, one is Hyderabad bases Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN and another one is the Serum Institute of India (SII) manufactured Covisheild.