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2nd doses to be administered under mass vaccination on 3 days in cities, 1 day outside cities: PMO

The government will administer the 2nd doses of Covid-19 vaccine on three days in all the cities and one day outside the cities under the mass inoculation campaign.

The second doses will be given on September 7-9 in the city areas and only on September 7 outside the city areas.

The decision came from a videoconference held with PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus in the chair to discuss the countrywide Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign ahead of the administration of the second doses.

In the city areas, the people who received the first doses on August 7 and 8 will be given the second doses on September 7, while those who got the first doses on August 9 and 10 will receive the second doses on September 8 and the people who received the first dose on August 11 and 12 will be given the second doses on September 9, according to the decision of the meeting.

Outside the cities, the people who received the first doses on August 7 will be given the second doses on September 7.

The people will have to take the second doses in the same centre where they got the first doses.

Mayors of all city corporations, the Principal Coordinator (SDGs Affairs) at PMO, four senior secretaries of the ICT Division, the Public Safety Division, the Local Government Division and the Health Services Division, the Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services, all divisional commissioners and police commissioners, DIGs (of all ranges), all the deputy commissioners (DCs) and civil surgeons were connected with the videoconference, said sources at the PMO.

Source: United News of Bangladesh