Lucknow: Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Monday morning received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at civil hospital in Lucknow.
The CM was given vaccine at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee(Civil Hospital) at around 0800 hrs by staff nurse Rashmi Singh.
Later talking to media , CM said,”I thank PM and Union Health Ministry for making vaccine available free of cost. I also thank scientists of the country. The vaccine is completely safe. We all should take it when our turn comes.”
“I also appeal to the people to take all precautions even after taking the vaccine. The new COVID wave is the result of our complacency in observing COVID appropriate behaviour,” Yogi Adityanath said.
Several UP leaders including BSP chief Mayawati, along with state ministers have taken the Covid vaccine so far.