Over 1.21 lakh more vaccinated

Over 47.70 lakh registered online so far

Staff Correspondent

5 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The number of Covid-19 vaccine recipients has been increasing day by day across the country, including the capital, as over 1.21 lakh more people received first vaccine doses on Thursday.

According to data of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 121,010 more people received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine across the country.

Of the total vaccine recipients, 72,800 were males and 48,210 females, it said adding only 23 reported side effects.

With this, a total of 3581,169 people have so far have received the first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine against the Covid-19 in the country.

Of the vaccine recipients, 2294,069 were female and 1287,100 were female.

A total of 807 vaccine recipients have so far reported side effects, the DGHS said.

The DGHS said 11,12,035 people received vaccine in Dhaka division including 5,43,616 in the capital, 1,51,584 in Mymensingh, 7,69,153 in Chattogram, 3,89,316 in Rajshahi, 3,27,326 in Rangpur, 4,55,397 in Khulna, 1,65,189 in Barishal and 2,11,169 in Sylhet division.