Ranchi: Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday took the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine.
Speaking on the occasion he said that the vaccine was safe and effective and acts as a protective shield against the infection. He urged the people to themselves get vaccinated and even encourage the others to do the same.
He said that the state government has taken a decision to provide free vaccination to all those who are above 18 years of age and with the cooperation of the people only Coronavirus can be defeated.
Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rajeev Arun Ekka also took the vaccination. On the occasion Civil Surgeon of Sadar Hospital Dr Vinod Kumar gave the certificate to the Chief Minister.