A total of 39,843 people were administered Covid-19 vaccines across the country on Saturday, reports BSS.
Among the vaccine recipients, 22,759 were male and 17,084 female, according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).As of April 3, the number of vaccine recipients was 54,52,634. Of them, 33,86,353 are male and 20,66,281 female as the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7.
People aged 40 years and above can now register to receive Covid-19 vaccines.
The vaccination drive was conducted at 50 hospitals in Dhaka city and 1,005 hospitals outside the capital on Saturday.
But some hospitals will continue the vaccination programme throughout the day.