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Coronavirus updates: PM Modi takes first dose of Bharat BioTech’s Covaxin at AIIMS Delhi – The Economic Times

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A total of 21,68,58,774 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 28th February, says ICMR. Of these, 6,27,668 samples were tested yesterday.

India Covid-19 cases

India reports 15,510 new COVID-19 cases, 11,288 discharges and 106 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.
Total cases: 1,10,96,731
Total discharges: 1,07,86,457
Death toll: 1,57,157
Active cases: 1,68,627
Total Vaccination: 1,43,01,266

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PM Modi takes Covaxin’s first dose

All govt officials, leading doctors spearheading India’s Covid-19 fight have taken Covaxin

This includes Dr V K Paul and Dr Randeep Guleria. They took Covaxin at AIIMS on day 1, 16 Jan, 2021. AIIMS is a Covaxin centre.

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He has been seen wearing it on many occasions

Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered COVAXIN (Bharat BioTech) to PM Modi

Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors & scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19. I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free!

– PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS Delhi

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– Dr Amit Malakar, COVID Nodal Officer, Indore

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