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Days after getting trial Covaxin shot, Haryana minister Anil Vij tests corona positive

Haryana minister Anil Vij has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On November 20, Vij had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin, which started in the state. 

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Chandigarh Updated on: December 05, 2020 11:38 IST
Haryana minister Anil Vij tests Corona positive
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Haryana minister Anil Vij tests Corona positive

Haryana minister Anil Vij has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, Anil Vij confirmed he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. 

"I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact to me are advised to get themselves tested for corona," Anil Vij wrote on Twitter.

This comes days after Vij was administered a dose of Covaxin at a hospital in Ambala, as part of its third phase trial.

On November 20, Vij had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin, which started in the state. 

Covaxin is being developed indigenously by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Last month, the vaccine maker said it had successfully completed interim analysis of Phase 1 and 2 trials and is initiating Phase 3 trials.

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