Over 5.2m register for vaccine

Staff Correspondent

10 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A total of 52,51,935 people have registered online until 5:30 pm on Tuesday to receive the Covid-19 vaccine since the nationwide launch of the registration on February 7.

On the other hand, 1,07,463 more people received their first doses of vaccine across the country on the day, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the total vaccine recipients, 67,295 are males and 40,168 females, it said, adding that only seven people reported side effects.

With this, the number of vaccine recipients stood at 40,13,963. Of the vaccine recipients, 25,60,506 are males and 14,53,457 are females. A total of 866 vaccine recipients have so far reported side effects.

The DGHS said 12,63,224 people received vaccine in Dhaka division including 6,31,634 in the capital, 1,69,640 in Mymensingh, 8,42,771 in Chattogram, 4,35,043 in Rajshahi, 3,68,578 in Rangpur, 5,25,182 in Khulna, 1,82,498 in Barishal and 2,27,027 in Sylhet division.