The News Scroll 03 March 2021  Last Updated at 4:41 pm | Source: PTI

Kapil Dev receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Kapil Dev receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a renowned city hospital here.

The 62-year-old World Cup-winning captain got vaccinated at the capital''s Fortis hospital.

Kapil Dev, thus, became the second former India cricketer to receive the vaccine after India head coach Ravi Shastri, who got vaccinated on Tuesday at Ahmedabad.

Both the cricket legends received the vaccine after India''s inoculation drive entered its second phase on Monday in which the coverage was expanded to include everyone above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities.

India''s greatest-ever fast bowler Kapil Dev had undergone an angioplasty in October last year after suffering a heart attack. PTI SSC SSC ATK ATK

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
Next Story : AP adds 135 cases to its COVID-19 tally
Download the Outlook ​Magazines App. Six magazines, wherever you go! Play Store and App Store