PM Modi’s Mother Heeraben Modi Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday that his mother Heeraben Modi has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

Gujarat, Sep 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets his mother Heeraben Modi at her residence, in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. Today is PM Modi's 69th birthday. (ANI Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday that his mother Heeraben Modi has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The PM made the announcement on Twitter.

“Happy to share that my mother has taken the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today. I urge everyone to help and motivate people around you who are eligible to take the vaccine,” the PM tweeted.

Meanwhile, the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination has reported 2,52,89,693 crore coverage, as per the information shared by the union health ministry yesterday.

“These include 71,70,519 health care workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 39,77,407 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 70,31,147 front line worker (FLWs) who have taken the first dose and 5,82,118 FLWs who have taken the second dose, 9,29,359 beneficiaries aged 45 and above with specific co-morbidities and 55,99,143 beneficiaries more than 60 years old,” the release said.

In the 54th day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination, a total of 9,22,039 vaccine doses were given till 7 pm yesterday.

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