Uttar Pradesh: 109-year-old Jalaun woman ‘oldest’ to get Covid vaccine | Lucknow News


JHANSI: A 109-year-old woman got her first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 at the community health centre in Jalaun in UP on Thursday and is probably so far the oldest person in the country to be vaccinated.
The woman Ram Dullaiya from Veerpura village of Jalaun district who was brought to CHC for the vaccination on Thursday.
Orai BJP MLA Gaurishankar Verma, BJP district president Ramendra Banaji and ADM Jalaun Pramil Kumar and other officials of the district also reached the CHC and felicitated her.
She was administered the Covishield vaccine and, as per protocol, was kept under observation for half an hour after vaccination and was then allowed to go home.
Talking to reporters, ADM Pramil Kumar said, “Ram Dullaiya is 109 years old and is probably the oldest in the country to get Covid vaccine. In records, her age is 109 years, but her family members claim she is 115 years. She is well and we will be monitoring her further. Her vaccination should set an example and motivate others to come forward as it is very clear that the vaccine is all very safe.”
On Monday, 107-year-old Kewal Krishan had got vaccinated in Delhi. Earlier, the record for being the oldest female to get the corona vaccine was a 106-year-old woman, Sarjeet Kaur, at Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan.

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