New Delhi, March 1 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of medical science in Delhi. The Prime Minister tweeted that he got the first dose and urged those eligible to get vaccinated.

"Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19. I appeal to all those who were eligible to take a vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free!," he tweeted.

Starting Monday, the coronavirus vaccination drive has been opened to senior citizens and people with comorbidities who are in the age group of 45 to 59 years. Those eligible for the vaccine can regis...