70,933 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Monday

DHAKA, March 22, 2021 (BSS) – A total of 70,933 people were administered
COVID-19 vaccines across the country today.

Among the vaccine recipients, 40,211 were male and 30,722 female,
according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General
of Health Services (DGHS).

As of March 22, the number of vaccine receivers was 49,11,902. Among the
vaccine receivers, 30,80,733 are male and 18,31,169 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 62,82,884 people got registered till
5.30pm today.

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