Haryana Health Minister Who Got A Coronavirus Vaccine Shot Tests COVID Positive

Haryana Health Minister Who Got A Coronavirus Vaccine Shot Tests COVID Positive

Ambala, December 5 (TNA) Efforts and expectations for an early end to the dreaded Coronavirus as the trials for vaccines proceeded, received a setback on Saturday as the health minister of Haryana, Anil Vij, who had been vaccinated a fortnight ago tested positive for COVID-19.

According to information available, the 67-year-old minister who had volunteered to take a trial dose of the trial COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, has since been admitted to a hospital at Amabala Cantt.

"I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact with me are advised to get themselves tested for corona (sic)," he tweeted.

Earlier on November 20, he was administered a trial dose of Covaxin at the same hospital. Vij had offered to be the first volunteer in the phase three trials for the potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin.

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