71,000 more vaccinated

Staff Correspondent

23 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 71 thousand more people received the vaccine on Monday.

According to a data of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 70,933 more people received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine across the country on the day.

Of the total, 40,211 were males and 30,722 females, it said adding only eleven people reported side effects.

With this, a total of 49,11,902 people have so far have received the first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine.

Of them, 30,80,733 were male and 18,31,169 were female. A total of 917 vaccine recipients have so far reported side effects, the DGHS said.