24,740 more get 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Rangpur
RANGPUR, Aug 4, 2021 (BSS) – Some 24,740 more citizens were inoculated with the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine today in Rangpur division where the mass vaccination campaign continues smoothly in all eight districts.
“Of them, 1,780 citizens of Rangpur were inoculated with the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine and 22,960 others of all eight districts in the division with the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine today,” Divisional Director (Health) Dr Md Motaharul Islam said at 6:15 pm.
With this, the total number of the first dose recipient citizens rose to 9,96,072 today in all eight districts of Rangpur division.
The district-wise break-up of first dose recipient 9,96,072 citizens stands at 2,45,524 in Rangpur, 79,062 in Panchagarh, 1,28,996 in Nilphamari, 64,743 Lalmonirhat, 84,224 in Kurigram, 90,027 in Thakurgaon, 2,03,222 in Dinajpur and 1,03,625 in Gaibandha.
Meanwhile, 285 more citizens were vaccinated with the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today, raising the total number of second dose recipients to 3,95,914 in the division.
“The district-wise break-up of second dose recipient 3,95,914 citizens stands at 92,542 in Rangpur, 31,884 in Panchagarh, 50,526 in Nilphamari, 28,137 Lalmonirhat, 34,058 in Kurigram, 38,150 in Thakurgaon, 80,366 in Dinajpur and 38,724 in Gaibandha,” he said.