9,91,16,242 registered to receive COVID-19 vaccines

Publish: 5:10 PM, April 17, 2022 | Update: 5:10 PM, April 17, 2022

DHAKA : As of April 13, a total of 9,91,16,242 people have been registered to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
“As many as 9,06,97,963 people have been registered using NID cards, 15,47,512 registered using passports and 68,70,767 registered using birth registration certificates,” according to the data of Management Information System of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). As of April 13, a total of 25,48,31,114 doses of Covid-19 vaccines including booster dose were administered as the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7, last year.
“A total of 12,83,22,532 people have been administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine till Monday while 11,53,81,547 received the second dose across the country during the period,” according to data issued by Directorate General of Health Services(DGHS).
As many as 1,11,27,035 people received the booster dose of the vaccine to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, it added.
A total of 3,30,91,082 students aged 12-17 years were vaccinated with first and second doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Of them, 1,73,02,655 students received first dose of vaccines while 1,57,88,427 were immunized with second dose of the jabs, the DGHS sources said. The government conducted the three-day countrywide mass vaccination campaign that began on February 26, this year.
As many as 1,11,74,725 people were immunized with the first dose of coronavirus vaccine on February 26 (first day of campaign), 19,33,775 vaccinated on February 27 (second day of campaign) while 15,69,44 people received the first dose of COVID-19 jabs on the concluding day of the drive (February 28) the DGHS sources said. Till to date, Bangladesh received nearly 30 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines…Either the country got the vaccine doses under COVAX facilities or through purchase.
Bangladesh on Saturday reported zero Covid-19 death for 25 days since March 15 simultaneously the coronavirus positive cases is falling sharply as the country recorded 51 Covid-19 positive cases in the past 24 hours. “The country logged zero virus-related fatality for 25 days between March 15 and April 16, meaning Covid-19 death was reported on March 18, March
20, March 23, March 28, 29 and 30, April 4 and April 11,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said. On November 20, 2021, the country recorded zero coronavirus death for the first time since the pandemic began on March 8, 2020.