1.26 lakh more get corona vaccine

Staff Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The number of Covid-19 vaccine recipients is increasing day by day across the country, including in Dhaka, as around 1.26 lakh more people received the vaccine on Sunday.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said 1,25,752 more people received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine across the country on Sunday.

Of them, 75,155 were males and 50,597 females, it said adding only 22 reported side effects.

With this, a total of 31,10,525 people have so far have received the first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine in the country.

Of the vaccine recipients, 20,12,181 were female and 10,98,344 were female. A total of 733 vaccine recipients have so far reported side effects, the DGHS said.

On February 7, some 31,160 people were vaccinated when the nationwide vaccination began.