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99,174 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday

A total of 99,174 people were administered

COVID-19 vaccines across the country today (March 11).

Among the vaccine recipients, 62,197 were male and 36,977 female, according

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

Services (DGHS).

As of March 10, the number of vaccine receivers is 42,18,127. Among the

vaccine receivers, 26,88,462 are male and 15,29,665 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 54,62,165 people got registered till 5.30pm today.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)