Patnaik receives first jab of Covaxin

Bhubaneswar, Mar 1 (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik on Monday received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
as the state government launched the third phase of the
inoculation drive for elderly people and those with
comorbidities in the age group of 45-59, officials said.

The 74-year-old BJD supremo came down to the Vidhan
Sabha dispensary to receive the Covaxin jab, they said.

Sharing a picture of him getting inoculated, Patnaik
tweeted, “Happy to share that I took my first dose of #COVID19
vaccine today. Grateful to our scientists, health workers for
their race against time to deliver the vaccine to people.
Appeal to all eligible people to come forward and get vaccine
for a #COVIFFreeOdisha.” PTI AAM

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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