New Delhi: The second wave of Corona Virus in India has created a furore. More than 3 lakh people are getting infected by this pandemic every day in the whole country. At the same time, more than 4 thousand people are losing their lives due to this. Vaccination of people over 18 years of age has started in India, after which now the players of Team India are also getting vaccinated.
Pant also got the first vaccine
India’s star wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant got his first dose of Corona vaccine on Thursday. The 23-year-old cricketer from India, taking the vaccine, tweeted his picture. He is in the Indian team for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the subsequent five-Test series against England. He tweeted and said, ‘The first dose of vaccine has been taken. If you are eligible to be vaccinated, do not delay. The sooner we get vaccinated, we will be able to defeat the virus.
Got my first jab today. When you are eligible, please step up and get the vaccine. The sooner we do it, the sooner we can beat this Virus. pic.twitter.com/D8AC4WrESO
– Rishabh Pant (@ RishabhPant17) May 13, 2021
More Indian players have got vaccinated
Earlier, captain Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah also took their first dose of vaccine at different centers. Head coach Ravi Shastri first got vaccinated in March itself. The government has started vaccination for all citizens above the age of 18 from May 1.
Corona havoc in India
India is facing devastation caused by the second wave of Coronavirus. More than 3 lakh new cases of infections are coming out every day for the last few days. This crisis has been aggravated by the lack of essential medicines and oxygen. Due to this, thousands of people are losing their lives every day.