Medical &Health

1,81,439 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday

A total of 1,81,439 people were administered
COVID-19 vaccines across the country on February 25.

Among the vaccine recipients, 1,12,489 were male and 68,950 female,
according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General
of Health Services (DGHS).

As of February 25, the number of vaccine receivers is 28,50,940. Among
the vaccine receivers, 18,56,265 are male and 9,94,675 female as the
countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7.

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 that 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 40,57,905 people got registered till
5.30pm today.


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)