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.
Governor WB Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar and Smt Sudesh Dhankhar received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine today at 11.30 am at COMMAND HOSPITAL @easterncomd— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) March 11, 2021
Governor thanked all doctors, nurses, health workers abd administrators at Command Hospital who gave vaccination today. pic.twitter.com/CdTswUwBhZ
"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.