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2,57,587 citizens get COVID-19 vaccines in Ctg

A total of 2,57,587 citizens of Chattogram city and district were immunized till today.

Among the vaccine recipients people 1,49,427 are males and 1,08,160 are females.

A total of 14,662 people were immunized with the COVID-19 vaccines in the city and district today.

“Among the vaccine receivers, 9,423 were male and 6250 female,” Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram district, told BSS.

“All vaccine recipient people are leading normal life without remarkable side effects following immunisation since February 7 last,” Dr. Rabbi said.

Among the total vaccinated people, 7,585 in Chattogram city and 7,177 in different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The vaccination drive was conducted at 25 hospitals in the city and district.

Meanwhile, a total of 70 more people were tested for COVID-19 positive today after testing 1717 sample at six labratories in Chattogram.

With the new infected persons the total number of coronavirus infected patients raised 34,775 in Chattogram district.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)