BSS-39 58,424 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday





58,424 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday

DHAKA, March 28, 2021 (BSS) – A total of 58,424 people were administered COVID-19 vaccines across the country today.

Among the vaccine recipients, 33,198 were male and 25,226 female, according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

As of March 28, the number of vaccine receivers was 52,63,248. Among the vaccine receivers, 32,77,597 are male and 19,85,651 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 66,93,507 people got registered till 5.30pm today.

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