Haryana Health Min Anil Vij tests Covid positive days after getting single doze of Covaxin
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij has tested positive for coronavirus days after participating in the trial of coronavirus vaccine Covaxin. On November 20, Vij had participated in a trial of coronavirus vaccine Covaxin. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Vij said that those who have come in close contact with him are advised to get themselves tested for coronavirus. In a statement later in the day, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said, "Covaxin is a two-dose anti-coronavirus vaccine and Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, who had volunteered for its phase-three trial, was given only the first dose."
I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact to me are advised to get themselves tested for corona.— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) December 5, 2020
Anil Vij further informed that he is admitted to Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantt. He had participated in the trial of Covaxin at the same hospital on November 20.