PM Modi takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS Delhi
New Delhi: 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, sources said.
“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!” he said.
The prime minister also posted a picture of himself taking the first dose of the vaccine in which he is seen sporting a Assamese ‘gamocha’ and getting inoculated with a smile on his face.