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Centre asks for report from Karnataka over minister getting Covid shot at home

NEW DELHI : The Centre on Tuesday said that it has asked for a report from the Karnataka government in connection with state Agriculture Minister BC Patil taking COVID-19 vaccine at his house instead of going to a hospital.Patil on Tuesday courted controversy after taking the vaccine at his house instead of going to a hospital, drawing criticism from state Health Minister K Sudhakar and others.Patil, 64, and his wife took the vaccine at his Hirekerur residence in Haveri district on the second day of the new phase of the vaccination drive to cover people aged above 60 and those aged 45 plus with co-morbidities."This is not allowed in the protocol.

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NEW DELHI : The Centre on Tuesday said that it has asked for a report from the Karnataka government in connection with state Agriculture Minister BC Patil taking COVID-19 vaccine at his house instead of going to a hospital.Patil on Tuesday courted controversy after taking the vaccine at his house instead of going to a hospital, drawing criticism from state Health Minister K Sudhakar and others.Patil, 64, and his wife took the vaccine at his Hirekerur residence in Haveri district on the second day of the new phase of the vaccination drive to cover people aged above 60 and those aged 45 plus with co-morbidities."This is not allowed in the protocol.
Narendra Modi was inoculated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in New Delhi. Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar and home minister Amit Shah were among those who got vaccinated on Monday.“Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the RR Hospital in New Delhi," said a Twitter post from the defence minister’s official handle.The inoculations from Monday were among the first in the second phase of India’s vaccination campaign that saw the programme being opened up for those above 60 years and people aged 45 or older with underlying conditions.

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