Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr C Prathap Reddy took first COVID vaccine shot

  • | Saturday | 16th January, 2021

The vaccination drive kick-started at the Apollo’s Vaccination Centre in Greams Road along with four major government hospitals in the city Stanley GH, Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Omandurar GH, and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. 

The vaccination drive kick-started at the Apollo’s Vaccination Centre in Greams Road along with four major government hospitals in the city Stanley GH, Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Omandurar GH, and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. 

Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr C Prathap Reddy took the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at their Greams Road Hospital’s vaccination centre as part of the drive. Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital Dean Dr E Theranirajan and Omandurar Dean Dr R Jayanthi received the first jab of Covaxin at Chennai on Saturday.

Similarly, the drive also commenced in MGM healthcare in Chennai, where renowned singer SP Balasubrahmanyam took treatment for COVID-19.

Few other senior doctors too have arrived at the #Covid19 vaccination centre at Apollo HQ in Greams Rd to get their vaccine shot on an inaugural day. @xpresstn @xpresstn pic.twitter.com/g2YGgccXhK

— Omjasvin M D (@omjasvinMD) January 16, 2021
The vaccine drive was rolled out in three Urban Community Health Centres as well as the Institute of Child Health. Chennai Corporation Commissioner G Prakash inaugurated the drive for Health care workers at Injambambakkam UCHC.


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