Medical &Health

1,14,680 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday

A total of 1,14,680 people were administered
COVID-19 vaccines across the country on March 2.

Among the vaccine recipients, 68,539 were male and 46,141 female,
according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General
of Health Services (DGHS).

As of March 1, the number of vaccine receivers is 33,41,505 as the
countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7. Of them
21,50,355 are male and 11,91,150 female.

People aged 40 years and above now can get registered to receive COVID- 19
vaccines, the health ministry sources said.

The vaccination drive was conducted at 50 hospitals in Dhaka city and
1,005 hospitals outside the capital today, the DGHS said, adding the
immunization programme will begin at 8am and it will continue till 2.30 pm
every day.

But some hospitals will continue the vaccination programme throughout the
day, the health official said.

The inoculation would be administered among people in government hospitals
up to upazila level while 45,30,820 people got them registered till 5.30pm


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)