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AR Rahman, son receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
Chennai, June 7 (PTI): Music maestro AR Rahman and his son, singer AR Ameen, on Monday said they have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Rahman, 54, shared a selfie with 18-year-old Ameen on his Instagram page.
“Vaccinated #1stjabdone #covishield have you?” the Oscar winner wrote alongside the photo.
Ameen shared the same selfie on his account and captioned the post as “#vaccinated”.
The central government launched the nationwide drive in March this year to vaccinate everyone above 60 years of age and those aged between 45 and 59 with co-morbidities.
From May 1, the central and state governments started vaccinating people aged between 18 and 44.
India reported 1,00,636 fresh Covid-19 cases, the lowest in 61 days, taking the infection tally to 2,89,09,975, while the number of active cases dropped to 14,01,609, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data updated on Monday.