Watch: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Receives Covid-19 Shot With Wife Nutan In Delhi
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan took the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, along with his wife Nutan Goel at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday.
Vardhan appealed to all those aged 60 and above and aged 45 and above having specified co-morbidities to immediately take the vaccine.
The minister's wife Nutan Goel first took the Covid-19 jab, followed by Harsh Vardhan
"We've been administered Covaxin. This vaccine will work as 'Sanjeevani'. Hanuman Ji crossed India to get it, but this 'Sanjeevani' is available at your nearby pvt. & govt facility. We've paid Rs 250 for it, those who can afford should pay," said the health minister
India opened up vaccination for those over 60 years and within the age bracket of 45 to 59 years with specified co-morbidities from March 1