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Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij administered a trial dose of coronavirus vaccine Covaxin

November 20, 2020 05:13 PM

- Haryana government and private schools will remain shut till November 30

Groa Times Service
Chandigarh / Ambala, November 20
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij was on Friday administered a trial dose of potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin here, becoming the first volunteer in the state for the third phase trial of the vaccine.

The third phase trial of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin began in the state on Friday and the 67-year old senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was administered the trial dose at the Civil Hospital at Ambala Cantt.

Civil Surgeon, Ambala, Dr Kuldeep Singh told reporters that the Covaxin dose was administrated to Vij successfully.

Meanwhile, Haryana government has decided to close down all government and private schools on Friday amid a steady spike in coronavirus cases.

As of now, the schools will remain shut till November 30.

'Children safety is our priority, ' said the Education Minister, adding that they will 'review about the continuation of colleges' also.

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