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Nagarjuna Akkineni takes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination; says ‘absolutely no down time’

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Telugu superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni has joined the list of film celebrities like Kamal Haasan, Hema Malini, Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal and Mohanlal to take the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination commenced on March 1. More and more people are coming forward to get vaccinated against the deadly virus.

Nagarjuna Akkineni takes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination; says ‘absolutely no down time’

Nagarjuna took to his Twitter handle to reveal that he took the first shot of Covaxin at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He has become the first actor in the Telugu film industry to take the COVID-19 shot.

Taking to Twitter, Nagarjuna shared a picture of him taking the shot and wrote, "Got my #covaxin jab yesterday .. absolutely no down time. I urge whoever is eligible to take the vaccine!! You can now register for your #Covid19vaccine at Book your vaccine. and get it done! #Unite2FightCorona @VaccineVarta @MoHFW_India @BMGFIndia (sic)."

The vaccine is eligible for any Indian citizen aged above 60 and people who are aged above 45 and have comorbidities.

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