Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal today took the first dose of COVID19 vaccine in Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).
Meanwhile, Assam has witnessed steady rise in COVID19 infection anew even as the state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that the state government would soon issue SOP for celebration of forthcoming Rongali Bihu festival in the state.
The Health Minister, however, ruled out enforcement of lockdown or night curfew in the state as on date.
On the other hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
The Prime Minister also advised the citizens through a Twitter message: “If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on CoWin.gov.in.”
“Got my second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS today (Thursday). Vaccine is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus,” Modi tweeted.