Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Chief Ministers are likely to get vaccinated in the second phase of the Covid inoculation drive which was launched in the country a week ago.
According to sources, along with the PM and other CMs, all MPs and MLAs above the age of 50 will also get the jabs.
Earlier while launching the inoculation drive, Modi had warned politicians against jumping the queue.
Meanwhile, the number of healthcare workers who have received the vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the sixth day of the nationwide immunisation drive, has reached 9,99,065 as per provisional reports, Union Health Ministry said.
“The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19 has touched 9,99,065 through 18,159 sessions, as per the provisional report,” Dr Manohar Agnani, additional secretary in the Health Ministry, said.