Medical &Health

Over 2.74cr Covid-19 jabs administered in Rangpur

The total number of administered jabs rose to two crore 74 lakh 50 thousand and 269 in all eight districts of Rangpur division with inoculation of more 22,829 doses on Wednesday.

Health officials said, among the 22,829 doses of the jabs, 1,153 were administered as the first doses, 8,841 as the second doses and 12,835 as the booster doses on Wednesday.

"Till Wednesday, a total of 1,35,08,247 poeple got the first doses of Covid-19 jabs, and of them, 1,26,40,797 got the second doses and 13,01,225 got the booster doses," Divisional Director (Health) Dr Abu Md Zakirul Islam told BSS today.

Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 infected patients remained steady at 64,131 as no new positive cases were diagnosed after testing 32 samples on Wednesday.

The number of healed Covid-19 patients remained steady at 62,782 in the division where no new patients recovered yesterday.

"Besides, the number of casualties also remained steady at 1,284 in the division as no new death was reported during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am today," Dr. Islam said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)