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Minister checks constructive after getting COVID-19 vaccine trial dose

Well being Minister of Haryana state in northern India, Anil Vij, who obtained a trial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in November, examined constructive for the virus on Saturday.

Vij, answerable for a number of ministries together with well being, mentioned on Twitter that he had contracted the coronavirus.

He urged individuals who had contacted him in current days to bear a check.

“I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19.

” I used to be admitted into the Ambala Civic Camp.

“Everybody who has been in shut contact with me is suggested to get themselves examined for the COVID-19 virus,” Vig writes.

In November, a 67-year-old Vij was given a trial dose of COVID-19 vaccine as a part of Bharat Biotech's Part three Covaxin trial.

It was introduced earlier that he can be the primary volunteer in his state for a vaccine.

Haryana has thus far reported 240,841 circumstances of COVID-19 and a couple of,539 associated deaths.

On Saturday morning, the Federal Ministry of Well being mentioned the variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the nation had reached 9,608,211 and the loss of life toll rose to 139,700.

India is within the grip of ongoing COVID-19 and globally, it’s the second worst – to hit the nation with a pandemic.