20,655 more get 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Rangpur
RANGPUR, Aug 5, 2021 (BSS) - Some 20,655 more citizens were inoculated with the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today in Rangpur division where the mass vaccination campaign continues smoothly in all eight districts.
"Of them, 2,186 citizens of Rangpur were inoculated with the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine and 18,469 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 pm.
With this, the total number of the first dose recipient citizens rose to 10,16,727 today in all eight districts of Rangpur division.
The district-wise break-up of first dose recipient 10,16,727 citizens stands at 2,49,012 in Rangpur, 80,956 in Panchagarh, 1,32,024 in Nilphamari, 66,491 Lalmonirhat, 86,422 in Kurigram, 92,439 in Thakurgaon, 2,06,916 in Dinajpur and 1,05,818 in Gaibandha.
Meanwhile, 839 more citizens were vaccinated with the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today, raising the total number of second dose recipients to 3,96,753 in the division.
"The district-wise break-up of second dose recipient 3,96,753 citizens stands at 92,544 in Rangpur, 31,892 in Panchagarh, 50,546 in Nilphamari, 28,153 Lalmonirhat, 34,169 in Kurigram, 38,420 in Thakurgaon, 80,475 in Dinajpur and 39,027 in Gaibandha," he said.