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Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar gets first jab of COVID vaccine

Dhankhar thanked the doctors, nurses and health workers at Command Hospital after being inoculated.

Published: 11th March 2021 01:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2021 01:30 PM   |  A+A-

The governor and the first lady were administered the COVID-19 vaccine at Command Hospital in Alipore. (Photo | Jagdeep Dhankar, Twitter)

The governor and the first lady were administered the COVID-19 vaccine at Command Hospital in Alipore. (Photo | Jagdeep Dhankar, Twitter)

By PTI

KOLKATA: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh Dhankhar received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday morning, officials of the Health Department said.

The governor and the first lady were administered the COVID-19 vaccine at Command Hospital in Alipore, they said.

"The governor and his wife were administered the COVID-19 vaccine around 11.30 am at Command Hospital. Both are absolutely fine," a senior health official said.

Dhankhar thanked the doctors, nurses and health workers at Command Hospital after being inoculated.

Till Wednesday, 19.87 lakh people have been inoculated in West Bengal.



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