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Second Phase Of Covid Vaccination Drive Begins, Elderly Queue Up

Phase two of the Covid-19 vaccination drive will cover 10 crore people across the country. So far, some 1.45 core people have received Covid-19 shots.

March 01, 2021

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at Zonal Hospital in Dharamshala.

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Senior citizens stand in a queue on a hot day, as they wait for their turn to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in Patna.

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Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar being administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Civil Hospital in Lucknow.

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Senior citizens wait for their turn to receive the first dose of Covid vaccine, during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, in Bengaluru.

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Medics assist an elderly man after he received his dose of COVID vaccine, during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, in Bengaluru.

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Elderly people wait to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a private hospital in Guwahati.

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An elderly woman hands over a document to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in a private hospital in Guwahati.

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People wait in an observation area after receiving the first dose of Covid vaccine at BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai.

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Senior citizens wait for their turn to receive the first dose of Covid vaccine at BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai.

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Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal recives his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Tirath Ram Hospital in Delhi.

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Union Fianace Minister Nirmala Sitharaman receives her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Senior citizens wait to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at a government hospital in Bikaner.

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Senior citizens wait for their turn to be vaccinated, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive against COVID-19 at Dahisar Vaccination Centre in Mumbai.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Gobind Ran Kejriwal, father of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at LNJP Hospital in New Delhi.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at LNJP Hospital in New Delhi.

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Lt Governor Manoj Sinha receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in Jammu.

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An elderly woman gets a shot of COVID-19 vaccine as others wait in a queue during an inoculation drive, at Government JP hospital in Bhopal.

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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital in Kaushambi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind while receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in New Delhi.

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a Primary Health Centre in Sankhali.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan receives the first dose of COVID vaccine in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Former Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in Puducherry.

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An elderly woman being administered with the COVID vaccine at Rajawad Municipal Hospital,Ghatkopar in Mumbai.

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A medic administers the firist dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a senior citizen, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Government Polyclinic in Gurugram.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a senior citizen, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Rajawad Municipal Hospital in Mumbai.

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Senior citizens wait for their turn to be vaccinated, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive against COVID-19, in Solapur.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Ramachandra Hospital in Chennai.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly woman, at a vaccination center in Jalandhar.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly woman, at a vaccination center in Patiala. The vaccination drive in the country was expanded from Monday to include people above 60 years of age and those aged between 45 and 59 who have co-morbidities.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), in Patna.

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Women senior citizens wait to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at BKC in Mumbai.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan as his wife Nutan Goel looks on, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute in New Delhi.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Dalmiya Hospital in Rampur.

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Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and his wife Nutan Goel pose for photographs after receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute in New Delhi.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Nutan Goel, wife of Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan (L), during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute in New Delhi.

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Infosys co-founder K Gopalakrishna receives the first dose of COVID vaccine during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, at private hospital in Bengaluru.

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NCP chief Sharad Pawar receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Sir J. J. Hospital, Mumbai.

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An elderly person flashes victory sign while posing for pictures with an 'I Got Vaccinated' cut-out after he was administered the first dose of COVID-19, in the second phase of the nationwide inoculation drive that include senior citizens and people of age 45-59 years with co-morbidities, in Kolkata.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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An elderly citizen being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, at a private hospital in Bengaluru

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Nesco Covid centre, in Mumbai. The second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive started today for people 60 years of age and above.

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Retired IAS officer Anhu Vaishya being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at JP Hospital in Bhopal.

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A medic administers the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is administered a COVID-19 vaccine at Government Medical College, Chennai.

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Senior citizens wait to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Max Hospital in New Delhi.

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Senior citizens wait to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at Max Hospital in New Delhi.

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A elderly women being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, at Civil hospital in Amritsar.

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An elderly person being administered with COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at GMCH hospital in Guwahati.

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An elderly person registers himself to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi.

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Elderly people wait for COVID-19 vaccination in Mumbai.

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A man gestures to media as he is administered COVISHIELD vaccine in Mumbai.

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A health worker prepares to administer COVISHIELD vaccine to an elderly man at a government hospital in Siddipet, Telangana.

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Elderly people wait for their turn to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai.

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A health worker takes photograph of a woman while registering names before administering COVISHIELD vaccine at a government hospital in Siddipet, Telangana.

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People gather to register their names to receive COVISHIELD vaccine at a government hospital in Siddipet, Telangana.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Civil Hospital in Lucknow.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai. The second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive started today for people 60 years of age and above.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is administered a COVID-19 vaccine in New Delhi.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik being administered with COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, in Bhubaneswar.

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A health worker prepares to administer Covid vaccine to an elderly man at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.

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A health worker administers COVISHIELD vaccine to a woman suffering from Parkinson's disease at a government hospital in Noida.

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An elderly person being administered with the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.

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An elderly person being administered with the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.

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An elderly person being administered with the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.

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Swami Akhileshwaranand Giri, the chairman of the Cow Protection Board, receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Victoria hospital in Jabalpur.

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An elderly person being administered with the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Tej Bahadur Sapru Hospital in Prayagraj.

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A beneficiary gestures after getting a COVISHIELD vaccine shot at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi.

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People gather to register their names to receive Covid19 vaccine at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.

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Elderly people wait for their turn to get vaccinated for COVID-19 at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi. India is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. As of Monday, those eligible to be vaccinated include people over 60, as well as those over 45 who have ailments such as heart disease or diabetes that make them vulnerable to the coronavirus.

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Elderly People wait for their turn to get vaccinated for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi.

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