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Kapil Dev receives the first dose of Covid-19 Vaccine in Delhi

Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday receives the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a renowned city hospital after India head coach Ravi Shastri
Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday receives the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a renowned city hospital after India head coach Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday receives the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a renowned city hospital.

The 62-year old World Cup Winning Captain in 1983 took the vaccine at the Fortis Hospital Heart Institute under the supervision of his cardiologist Dr. Atul Mathur, Director of Cardiology.

Kapil Dev became the second former India cricketer to receive the vaccine after India head coach Ravi Shastri, who got vaccinated on Tuesday at Ahmedabad.

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Ravi Shastri tweeted and thanx the medical team.

Both cricket legends received the vaccine after India’s vaccination campaign entered the second phase on Monday in which the coverage was expanded to include everyone above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities.

Last year in October, Kapil Dev was admitted to the hospital after he complained of chest pain and has undergone a successful angioplasty after suffering a heart attack.

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