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Covid-19 vaccination: Centres witness enthusiastic response on Day 1

Even as the upgraded Co-WIN was launched, technical glitches continued and many places got off to a late start.

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There was no dearth of enthusiasm as beneficiaries turned up voluntarily across cities to get the vaccine shot on Monday with the country entering the second phase of vaccination

BS Reporters Mumbai | New Delhi | Bangalore | Chennai | Ahmedabad | Kolkata
The halls were nearly empty and the number of people seated in the vaccination waiting area sparse at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, just hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to get the Covaxin jab.

In stark contrast, a line of makeshift canopies was erected in the backyard of Max Smart Super Specialty hospital in Delhi as senior citizens started pouring in from 9 am as soon as the Co-WIN registrations went live.

Many managed to register and others just decided to walk in; till afternoon there were at least 300 beneficiaries that had enrolled for

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First Published: Mar 02 2021 | 12:32 AM IST

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