Head coach of the Indian cricket team’s Ravi Shastri received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday at a city hospital in Ahmedabad.
58 year old, Shastri, thanked the staff at the Apollo Hospital for their co-operation and support. “Got the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Thank you to the amazing medical professionals & scientists for empowering India Flag of India against the pandemic, the former India cricketer tweeted.
India’s inoculation drive entered its second phase on Monday in which the coverage was expanded to include everyone above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities. “Extremely impressed with the professionalism shown by Kantaben & her team at Apollo, Ahmedabad in dealing with COVID-19 vaccination.” However, no other member of the Indian team’s support staff was inoculated, a BCCI source confirmed.