Mandira Bedi receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, urges people to take the jab

Actor-host Mandira Bedi on Sunday said she has received the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine.

The 49-year-old actor took to Instagram to share the news.

"Done and done. Vaccinate to fight this," she wrote alongside two pictures of her receiving the jab.

Have a look at the pictures here:

Various film personalities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstar Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Kamal Haasan and others, have got vaccinated.

On March 1, the central government launched the nationwide drive to vaccinate everyone above 60 years of age and those aged between 45 and 59 with co-morbidities.

Last month, the Maharashtra government announced its decision to provide anti-COVID-19 vaccines to the people in the age group of 18 to 44 years.

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 26,133 fresh COVID-19 cases and 682 deaths, taking the tally to 55,53,225 and the toll to 87,300, the state health department said.

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