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Over 2.33cr doses Covid-19 jabs administered in Rangpur

A total of two crore 33 lakh 60 thousand

and 609 doses of Covid-19 jabs were administered till Sunday in Rangpur

division where the pandemic situation continues improving in recent times.

Health officials said the Covid-19 vaccination campaign continues

through inoculation of eligible citizens with the first, second and third

doses of Covid-19 jabs in all eight districts of the division.

Citizens are being vaccinated with five types of Covid-19 jabs from

different companies like Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Pfizer-BioNTech and

Sinovac across the division.

However, inoculation of citizens with Moderna Covid-19 vaccines is not

continuing for a time being now due to shortage of the jabs.

"Till Sunday, a total of 1,33,37,830 people got the first dose of Covid-

19 jabs, and of them, 94,36,758 got the second dose and 5,86,021 got the

booster dose," Divisional Director (Health) Dr Abu Md Zakirul Islam told BSS

today.

The first dose recipient 1,33,37,830 citizens include 39,29,846

vaccinated with AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs, 19,75,366 with Pfizer Covid-19

jabs, 52,22,151 people with Sinopharm Covid-19 jabs, 1,31,876 with Moderna

Covid-19 jabs and 20,78,591 with Sinovac Covid-19 jabs.

The second dose recipient 94,36,758 citizens include 26,86,342 people

inoculated with AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs, 16,08,402 with Pfizer Covid-19

jabs, 49,44,077 with Sinopharm Covid-19 jabs, 1,27,554 with Moderna Covid-19

jabs and 94,36,758 with Sinovac Covid-19 jabs.

"Besides, the 5,86,021 booster dose recipients include 5,35,528

vaccinated with AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs, 47,403 with Pfizer Covid-19 jabs

and 3,090 with Moderna Covid-19 jabs," Dr. Islam added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh