Thiruvananthapuram, June 29:  In a serious lapse on the part of health officials a 65-year-old man who came to the state run Karuvatta primary health centre in Alappuzha district to receive his second dose of Covishield vaccine got two jabs in a matter of a few minutes.  Thane Woman Allegedly Given Three COVID-19 Vaccine Shots in Span of 15 Minutes; Probe Ordered

After receiving the second dose on Tuesday, the man felt uneasy and was quickly moved to the Haripad Taluk hospital.

The man said he was under the impression that the first shot he received was to lower his blood pressure and the second shot was the vaccine dose.

The health authorities have not come out with an explanation for the goof up.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 29, 2021 03:26 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website