Bengaluru: A 103 year old woman became the oldest person in India to have received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bengaluru on Tuesday. As per data, J Kameshwari has now become the oldest person in India to receive the vaccine, said Apollo Hospitals, Bennerghatta Road.
The nationwide Covid-19 vaccination crossed 2.40 crore coverage, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
The Central government has been ramping up the Covid-19 vaccination drive across states as it started the next phase of vaccination from March 1.
In this phase, those above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with co-morbidities are eligible to register and receive a Covid-19 jab.