1,82,896 administered COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday
Published : Tuesday, 23 February, 2021 at 9:24 PM Count : 217
A total of 1,82,896 people were administered COVID-19 vaccines across the country on February 23.
Among the vaccine receivers, 1,15,318 were male and 67,578 female, according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
As of February 23 (today), the number of vaccine receivers is 24,91,053 as the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7. Of them, 16,34,033 are male and 8,57,020 female.
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 1005 hospitals outside the capital today, the DGHS said, adding 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 36,46,970 people so far got them registered to be inoculated.