Dhaka is ahead, Barisal division is behind

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nesa Indira took the vaccine on Sunday

More than nine lakh people have been vaccinated in the first seven days of the vaccination program across the country. One lakh 79 thousand 353 people were vaccinated across the country in one day on Sunday. After receiving the vaccine on the last day, a slight side effect was seen in the body of 18 people. And so far 426 people have had side effects.

According to the Department of Health, the people of Dhaka division have received the most vaccinations in the country so far. Even though it is small in size, so far the least number of vaccines have been administered in Barisal division.

A massive vaccination program was launched in the country on February 8 (Sunday) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Covid-19 vaccine is being given in 1,005 hospitals across the country, including various hospitals in the capital. A total of 31,160 people were vaccinated on the first day. Later, the interest grows step by step. The number of vaccinated people exceeds one lakh per day.

According to statistics, one lakh 17 thousand 448 men and women have been vaccinated in Dhaka metropolis from last Sunday to today (Sunday). And in Dhaka division a total of two lakh 39 thousand 972 people have taken. At the same time, 39,392 people were vaccinated in Barisal division. However, apart from the metropolis, there are 13 districts in the Dhaka division. And six districts in Barisal division.

Meanwhile, after Dhaka, Chittagong division is ahead in vaccination. Two lakh 17 thousand 215 people have been vaccinated in this section, one lakh four thousand 603 people have been vaccinated in Rajshahi division, one lakh 449 people in Khulna division, 85 thousand 18 people in Rangpur division and 6 thousand 11 people in Sylhet.

So far, six lakh 26 thousand 547 men have been vaccinated. And two lakh 69 thousand 574 women have been vaccinated.

The Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus, developed at the Serum Institute of India, is being vaccinated in Bangladesh. Everyone needs to take two doses of this vaccine. The first corona vaccination in the country started on January 26. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the program.

Initially, only citizens over the age of 55 and citizens of different occupational classes or special classes in the front row could register for the vaccine. Now those who are at least 40 years old can also register.

By registering, vaccinations are being given in 1015 hospitals and health centers across the country including Dhaka. Teams of 204 health workers in Dhaka and 2,196 outside Dhaka are administering the vaccine at these centers.

(Dhaka Times / 14 February / BU / JB)

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