On 16th January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, the world’s largest inoculation exercise against the novel coronavirus. Our mid-day reporters, camera & video team reached each of the nine centres in Mumbai where the vaccination drive is taking place. The civic body started the drive at the 40-odd units housed in the nine vaccination centres and is expected to at least vaccinate 4,000 people on 16th January. Watch this video to find out more.
As Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray launched the state-wide COVID-19 vaccination drive on 16th January, the dean of JJ Hospital in Mumbai, doctors, and former Maharashtra health minister Deepak Sawant were among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Mumbai. Watch this video for more.