Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Shot In Patna

Ravi Shankar Prasad said all the Union ministers have decided to voluntarily pay the price fixed for the vaccine.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Shot In Patna

Ravi Shankar Prasad Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Shot In Patna

New Delhi:

Union minister and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad was administered the first dose of anti-coronavirus vaccine in Patna on Tuesday for which he paid Rs 250.

He said all the Union ministers have decided to voluntarily pay the price fixed for the vaccine.

"I also got myself administered the made in India vaccine -- Covaxin -- at AIIMS Patna," Mr Prasad tweeted.

"Though the coronavirus vaccine is free in Bihar, I paid Rs 250 to the hospital as price for the shot," he said.

The minister also shared a picture of himself getting inoculated.

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