COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in India

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Published on January 16, 2021 - Duration: 01:41s

COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in India

The mega COVID-19 vaccination drive began in India on January 16.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the drive and around 100 healthcare workers will get vaccinated at each session site on the inaugural day.

Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker, became the first person to receive COVID-19 vaccine jab at AIIMS. In the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive, healthcare workers will receive the vaccine.

The beneficiaries reached to their respective health centres.

Two COVID vaccines have been approved in India- Pune-based SII's 'Covishield' and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin'.

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