Medical &Health

1,25,752 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday

A total of 1,25,752 people were administered

COVID-19 vaccines across the country on February 28.

Among the vaccine recipients, 75,155 were male and 50,597 female, according

to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General of Health

Services (DGHS).

As of February 27, the number of vaccine receivers is 31,10,525 as the

countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7. Of them

20,12,181 are male and 10,98,344 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 43,11,708 people got them registered till 5.30pm

today.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)