Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes second dose of Coronavirus vaccine

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes second dose of Coronavirus vaccine Narendra Singh Tomar (Photo Credit: Narendra Singh Tomar Twitter)

New Delhi: Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday was administered with the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

After his vaccination, Narendra Singh Tomar even took to Twitter to urge everyone who are eligible to take the vaccine jab.

“Today I took the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi. Be afraid of disease, not vaccine. If you are also eligible for the vaccine, then go to http://cowin.gov.in and register today and get vaccinated,” Union Agriculture Minister tweeted.

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ALSO READ: PM Narendra Modi takes second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Back on March 6, the Union Agriculture Minister had taken his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

Modi took to Twitter and said, “Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on CoWin.gov.in.”

Meanwhile, the Centre is all set to launch a workplace COVID-19 vaccinations from April 11 in an attempt to boost the ongoing inoculation drive, which is still continuing to fight wastage and hesitancy issues.

ALSO READ: Coronavirus India Update: 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases reported on April 7

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in his letter to Chief Secretary on Wednesday said that a substantial proportion of individuals aged 45 years and above are in the organized sector of the economy, who are part of the formal occupation in offices (government and private) or manufacturing and services.

New coronavirus cases in the country stayed above 1,00,000-mark for the second consecutive day on Thursday. The latest data shows, India reported 1,26,789 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours. The numbers jumped again for April 7, from 1,15,736 new COVID cases on April 6. An increase of more than 11,000 cases, as the country, witnesses the second wave of infection.

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