Sharing the information on his social media account, PM Modi inspired the folks to get the vaccine and defeat the virus.
Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS right now.Vaccination is among the many few methods we now have, to defeat th… https://t.co/rRoj8FWnPh
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1617846528000
The two nurses who administered the Covid-19 vaccine to PM Modi are — P Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab. Niveda was additionally concerned in administering the primary shot on March 1.
After administering the second dose, Sister Niveda stated that she acquired a second likelihood to fulfill the PM and was in a position to discuss to the PM.
Sister Nisha who met the Prime Minister for the primary time right now stated that it was a memorable second for her.
In third section, India opens vaccine for all above 45
On Wednesday, India entered the third section of the vaccination drive for everybody above 45-year-old. India had began its vaccination drive towards the coronavirus on January 16 by prioritizing well being and frontline staff within the first section.
In the second section, the vaccination drive was opened to all senior residents (above 60 years of age) and folks aged 45 or older with comorbidities.
Meanwhile, in an effort to make the vaccine extra accessible, the federal government has additionally allowed Covid vaccination at workplaces beginning April 11.
India quickest Covid-19 vaccinating nation in world
As of Thursday, India has administered greater than 9 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses throughout the nation and has additionally ranked the quickest vaccinating nation on the earth with a every day common of 30,93,861 vaccine doses, the Union well being ministry stated on Wednesday.
With a every day common of 30,93,861 vaccine doses, India surpassed the United States which is vaccinating 30.93 lakh folks per day on a mean. The US had began its vaccination drive on December 21, 2020, greater than a month earlier than India.
India recorded 1,15,736 new Covid-19 circumstances within the final 24 hours, the biggest-ever single-day surge because the onset of the pandemic early final 12 months, taking the general tally to 12,801,785 on Wednesday, in response to the well being ministry. The nation presently has 843,473 energetic circumstances.
(With inputs from companies)