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Kate Middleton Received Her First Dose of the Coronavirus Vaccine Shot



  • The Duchess of Cambridge received her first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Friday. 
  • Middleton praised the rollout alongside a photo shared by the official Kensington Royal Twitter account. 
  • Prince William revealed that he received his first vaccine dose last week. 
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The Duchess of Cambridge has received her first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. 

The Kensington Royal Twitter account on Saturday shared a new photo of Kate Middleton during her visit to London’s Science Museum. 

“Yesterday I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at London’s Science Museum,” Middleton, 39, wrote. “I’m hugely grateful to everyone who is playing a part in the rollout – thank you for everything you are doing.”

She did not specify which vaccine she received among the three available in the UK. Coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca have been used in the country and the Johnson & Johnson single-dose coronavirus vaccine was approved by a regulator for use on May 28. 

Middleton, who has three children, received her dose one week after her husband, Prince William, sat down for the jab. The Duke of Cambridge tested positive for COVID-19 in April 2020. 

Representatives for Prince William and Kate Middleton did not immediately return Insider’s request for comment.

Other members of the royal family have also received the coronavirus vaccine

In January, Queen Elizabeth and her late husband, Prince Philip, were vaccinated at Windsor Castle. 

William applauded his grandparents for getting vaccinated, saying he was “very proud” of them. 

Prince Charles and Camilla were vaccinated in February after the Prince of Wales tested positive in March 2020. Camilla tested negative. 

It’s unclear if Prince Harry or Meghan Markle have been vaccinated, but the couple earlier this month served as co-chairs at “Vax Live,” a concert that encouraged people to get vaccinated.

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Delhi Covid-19 Cases Latest Update Live, Delhi Air Quality, Pollution Updates, Delhi Omicron Variant Update Today Live, Delhi Airport Rules



Nothing happening to mosques, Centre tells court on Central Vista

delhi news, delhi covid news The Central Vista Redevelopment Project under construction. (File Photo)

The Centre Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the heritage mosques situated in the Lutyens’ area may not be impacted by the Central Vista Redevelopment Project at this stage and sought time to respond to the Delhi Waqf Board’s petition which seeks their protection.

The six religious properties including five mosques are more than 100 years old, the Delhi Waqf Board has said in the petition.

“Kindly have it after three weeks. Nothing is happening to these properties. We are before your lordships. It (the project) is a very long plan and we have not reached anywhere near it,” submitted Solicitor General Tushar Mehta before the bench of Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva.

Complete paralysis of administration: Delhi HC on dengue

The Delhi High Court Wednesday took a grim view of the civic situation in Delhi, particularly against the backdrop of a surge in dengue cases, and said that there was a complete paralysis of administration. It rapped the civic bodies for failing to tackle the dengue situation this season and questioned whether responsibility has been fixed for the doubling of cases this year.

Delhi: Some have second thoughts about sending kids to school

Delhi schools are seeing huge variations in turnout among the primary and middle school children after reopening, with some schools also seeing a significant difference in the number of parents who had initially given their consent for offline classes and the actual turnout.

Schools had opened for these students, for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, on November 1 but had to close after two weeks due to pollution. They were allowed to reopen for all classes on Monday, while elsewhere, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation announced Tuesday that schools in the city would defer reopening for classes I to VII from December 1 to December 15 as a cautionary measure against emergence of the Omicron variant.

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Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 11.52 crore



In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on December 1 has vaccinated 9,11,190 in 9,793 sessions.

According to data released by the government, as of 7 am on December 2 Maharashtra has inoculated 11,52,45,288 people.

As per the state government data 4,18,71,232 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 1,88,13,332 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,94,361 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 11,51,511 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,47,980 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 19,12,169 got their second dose.

Maharashtra recorded 767 coronavirus positive cases and 28 fatalities in the last 24 hours, a health bulletin said on Wednesday.

With the latest additions, Maharashtra’s tally of infections rose to 66,36,425 and the COVID-19 death toll to 1,41,025.

A total of 903 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recoveries in Maharashtra to 64,84,338 at the recovery rate of 97.71 per cent, leaving the state with 7,391 active cases, the bulletin said.

The cumulative number of tests conducted in Maharashtra climbed to 6,56,19,951 after 1,08,557 samples were examined, the lowest in recent times, in the last 24 hours, it said.

In Maharashtra, 11 districts and five municipal corporations did not report any new COVID-19 cases.

Mumbai districts reported the highest 112 infections, followed by 101 cases in Pune city.

Of the eight regions of Maharashtra, the Mumbai region reported the highest 309 cases, followed by 244 from the Pune region and 107 from the Nashik region.

Aurangabad region reported 46 new infections, Kolhapur (25), Latur (17), Nagpur (10), and Akola (nine).

Mumbai region reported the highest 19 COVID-19 fatalities among the eight regions in the last 24 hours. Akola and Nagpur regions recorded zero such fatalities.

Presently, the highest number of 1,922 active cases are in two Mumbai districts. Among the 64,84,338 recovered patients, the highest 11,39,249 are from the Pune district.

Coronavirus figures for Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 66,36,425, new cases 767, total deaths 1,41,025, fresh deaths 28, total recoveries 64,84,338, active cases 7,391, total tests conducted – 6,56,19,951.

(With agency inputs)

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Published on: Thursday, December 02, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

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