Dr. Mridul Das, a 30-year-old medical officer, became the first person to get the Covid-19 vaccine in Tripura shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s launched the nation-wide vaccination drive against the disease on Saturday. “I was a bit tense before the vaccination. But now I am feeling good. I will get the second dose after 28 days. People can trust the vaccine,” said Das after spending half-an-hour under observation as per the vaccination protocol. Das said dealing with the pandemic has been the most challenging task in his eight-year career. ” We remember our struggle during those initial Covid-19 pandemic days. We were clueless as to how to control the situation.” Earlier along with nationwide launching of vaccine against covid19 by PM Narendra Modi Tripura CM Biplab Kr Deb also in a virtual function today formally inaugurated the administering Covishield vaccine at Gandhigram Primary Health Centre. Tripura has received the first batch of 56,500 Covid-19 vaccine doses and beneficiaries are enlisted for the vaccination at 17 centres across the state.