Guwahati: Zubeen Garg takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine


GUWAHATI: Assam’s popular singer Zubeen Garg took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a private hospital in Guwahati on Wednesday.

Taking his vaccine, the singer urged everyone to take adequate precautions against COVID-19.

“Today, I have got my COVID-19 vaccine. Take yours too and follow the COVID-19 protocols. Be alert and wear mask,” Garg said.

On Wednesday, Assam reported 385 fresh COVID-19 cases and three fatalities.

The three deaths were reported from Kamrup Metropolitan, Hojai and Dibrugarh districts, said a bulletin issued by National Health Mission (NHM) Assam.

The new COVID-19 cases were reported from Kamrup Metropolitan district (201), Kamrup (33), Cachar (22) and Dibrugarh (19), the bulletin said.

Assam currently has 3,200 active COVID-19 cases, while 2,16,199 patients have recovered from the disease, including 106 on Wednesday, it said.