India, March 4 -- New Delhi

Delhi's vaccination drive on Thursday saw chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the lieutenant governor Anil Baijal, and Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman taking their first shots against Covid-19.

There were 14,328 people over the age of 60 and 2,175 between the ages of 45 and 59 years with comorbidities who took the vaccine on Thursday. Overall, Delhi saw a record 27,959 people getting immunised on Thursday, as Delhi increased the number of vaccination sites from 308 to 402.

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal took the vaccine at Delhi government's largest 2,000-bed Lok Nayak hospital along with his parents.

While the chief minister's parents were administered the vaccine under the 60+ age category, the 52-y...