3,83,260 get second dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Rangpur

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RANGPUR, May 29, 2021 (BSS) – The number of citizens who got the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine reached 3,83,260 as 1,957 more people were inoculated with the jab today in Rangpur division.

Health officials said the 1,957 citizens, who were inoculated with the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today, include 1,157 male and 800 female, of all eight districts in the division.

“The total of 3,83,260 second dose recipient citizens, including 2,44,115 male and 1,39,145 female, previously got the first dose at least two months ago,” Divisional Director (Health) Dr Md Ahad Ali told BSS.

The district-wise break-up of the second dose recipient 3,83,260 citizens stands at 86,313 in Rangpur, 31,637 in Panchagarh, 50,273 in Nilphamari, 27,910 Lalmonirhat, 33,463 in Kurigram, 37,157 in Thakurgaon, 78,170 in Dinajpur and 38,337 in Gaibandha.

Meanwhile, none was vaccinated today with the first dose of the jab since April 26 last in Rangpur division where the total number of citizens who got the first dose of the jab remained steady at 5,96,943 people.

The district-wise break-up of the first dose recipient 5,96,943 citizens stands at 1,68,569 in Rangpur, 44,498 in Panchagarh, 76,727 in Nilphamari, 37,344 in Lalmonirhat, 46,128 in Kurigram, 49,134 in Thakurgaon, 1,11,667 in Dinajpur and 62,876 in Gaibandha.

Chief of Divisional Coronavirus Service and Prevention Task Force and Principal of Rangpur Medical College Professor Dr. AKM Nurunnobi Lyzu called upon everyone to abide by the health directives for containing further spread of the Covid-19 infection.