In a significant decision to check the surge in COVID-19 cases, the government on Monday announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to take the vaccine from May 1. The decision on a liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The nation welcomed the decision including Bollywood celebrities. Stars like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ananya Panday, Malaika Arora, Huma Qureshi, Mira Kapoor, Mithila Palkar, Arpita Khan Sharma and more took to their respective social media handles to laud the decision.
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Meanwhile, in Bollywood, an array of celebrities like Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vikrant Massey, Bhumi Pednekar, Akshay Kumar, Govinda Katrina Kaif, Bappi Lahiri, Satish Kaushik and more were infected by the Coronavirus in the last few weeks.