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Covid-19: Over 70,000 people vaccinated on Monday

  • Published at 05:34 pm March 22nd, 2021
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A health worker administers the Covid-19 vaccine to an elderly man at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, February 11, 2021 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The health authorities have so far administered vaccine doses to 4,911,902 people across the country

The health authorities in Bangladesh on Monday inoculated over 70,000 people against the contagious Covid-19 disease.

Altogether 70,933 people were administered their first dose of the vaccine on the day. Of them, 40,211 were men and 30,722 were women, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country’s number of vaccine recipients is fluctuating for the last few days. The number of vaccine recipients was 80,222 on Sunday and 72,923 on Saturday while it was 107,433 on Thursday and 94,437 on Tuesday.

With Monday’s inoculations, the health authorities have so far administered vaccine doses to 4,911,902 people across the country. Of them, 3,080,733 were men while 1,831,169 were women.

People aged 40 years and above now can get registered to receive Covid-19 vaccines, the Health Ministry sources said.

Eleven of Monday’s vaccine recipients experienced mild side effects. Till now, side effects in 917 people have been recorded.

The inoculation would be administered among people in government hospitals up to upazila level while 6,271,524 people got them registered till 5.30pm on Monday.

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