Veteran Bollywood actor and comedian Johnny Lever on Saturday received the COVID-19 vaccine shot in Mumbai. The 63-year-old star took the jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at Mumbai's BKC Vaccination Centre.
The central government has last week announced that everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals.
Citizens will be able to register and book an appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere, using the Co-WIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Aarogya Setu.
Actor Johnny Lever received COVID-19 vaccine at BKC Jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai, Maharashtra earlier today pic.twitter.com/XnU5hdwdX6— ANI (@ANI) March 6, 2021
After PM Modi, Union Ministers like Rajnath Singh, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar, and others took their first dose, and will be administered the second dose after 28 days. Among the celebrities of the film industry who have taken the vaccine include Kamal Haasan, Kushboo Sundar, Saif Ali Khan, Radikaa Sarathkumar, Satish Shah, among others.
With the addition of more than 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases on the second consecutive day on Saturday, Maharashtra''s tally crossed the 22 lakh-mark and reached 22,08,586, the state health department said, adding that the last one lakh cases were reported in just 13 days owing to fresh outbreaks in Vidarbha, Mumbai, and Pune. The state added 10,187 cases during the day and counted 47 deaths, taking the overall toll to 52,440.
(With agency inputs)
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