In the world's first largest vaccination drive, Manish Kumar, sanitation worker became the first person to receive corona vaccine jab at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. AIIMS Director, Randeep Guleria also received the covid-19 vaccine jab at the institute.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the national vaccination drive against the deadly virus via video conference.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is also present at the AIIMS, to witness the launch of the vaccination programme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He said, "I am very happy and satisfied today. We have been fighting against COVID-19 in PM's leadership for the last one year.
This vaccine will work as a 'Sanjeevani' in the fight against COVID-19, which has entered the final stage."