BSS-49 70,407 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday





70,407 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday

DHAKA, March 25, 2021 (BSS) – A total of 70,407 people were administered
COVID-19 vaccines across the country today.

Among the vaccine recipients, 40,063 were male and 30,344 female,
according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General
of Health Services (DGHS).

As of March 25, the number of vaccine receivers was 51,39,456. Among the
vaccine receivers, 32,09,057 are male and 19,303,99 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 65,36,273 people got registered till 5.30pm today.

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