1,12,099 people receive vaccine in country today
Published: 09:37 PM, 24 February 2021
In the ongoing vaccination campaign across the country, 26,73,038 people have been given the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out as a total of 1,12,099 people received vaccine on Wednesday.
The information was given in a press release sent from the Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.
Dhaka Division is still top in terms of the number of vaccinators. On this day, 60,740 people have been vaccinated in Dhaka division. Of the total vaccinators in Dhaka division, 38,335 are male and 22,405 are female.
Chattogram follows Dhaka division where today's number of vaccinators was 37,074. Of these, 22,820 are men and 14,254 are women.
Besides, among other divisions 18,179 people in Rajshahi, 16,612 people in Rangpur, 24,838 people in Khulna, 8,228 people in Sylhet, 7,680 people in Mymensingh and 8,394 people in Barishal have been vaccinated so far.
Meanwhile, the number of deaths due to coronavirus in the country has come down in the last 24 hours.
Five more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,379 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 544,544 as 428 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.