PM Modi hails COVID vaccine rollout decision; says Frontline workers will be prioritized

Prime Minister Modi has hailed the landmark decision of vaccine rollout. The Centre announced that the vaccine rollout will begin on January 16th in India. Prime Minister Modi posted a tweet stating that India takes a landmark step in fighting COVID-19. This after a second dry-run was completed yesterday in almost 700 districts. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan yesterday stated that the preparations for vaccine rollout are currently underway, and the mock drills are being conducted in order to minimize the errors in the mass immunization drive. A high-level meeting of PM with the health workers took place today. PM Modi in his tweet has also mentioned that the priority will be given to frontline workers, doctors, and healthcare workers.