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Doctor in Himachal Pradesh tests positive after 2nd vaccine dose

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By IANS Updated: Mar 13, 2021 6:05 pm
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Bengaluru: A medic administers COVID vaccine to a medical student during the first phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, in Bengaluru, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo)

Shimla, March 13 (IANS): A doctor in Himachal Pradesh tested positive for coronavirus after 27 days of the second dose of the vaccine, officials said on Saturday.

The woman doctor is posted in the Regional Hospital in Solan town.

District Health Officer Mukta Rastogi told the media the doctor had developed the coronavirus symptoms 27 days after getting the second dose of the vaccine.

She was administered the first dose of the vaccine on January 15, the first to get inoculated in the district.

Her samples will be sent to a Mumbai lab to ascertain the cause and to rule out the presence of any mutant strain,” Rastogi added.

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By IANS Updated: Mar 13, 2021 6:05:28 pm