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COVID-19 vaccine: 3.44m people registered to receive

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Published: 12:21, 23 February 2021  
COVID-19 vaccine: 3.44m people registered to receive

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A total of 34,44,908 people have so far been registered to receive COVID-19 vaccines as the vaccination campaign was launched on January 27.

“As many as 34,44,908 people got registered till 2.30 pm today to take COVID-19 vaccines,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

As of February 22 (today), the number of vaccine receivers is 23,081,57 as the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7. Of them, 15,18,715 are male and 7,89,442 female.

People aged 40 years and above now can get registered to receive COVID-19 vaccines, the health ministry sources said.

The vaccination drive was conducted at 50 hospitals in Dhaka city and 1005 hospitals outside the capital, the DGHS said, adding the immunization program will begin at 8 am and it will continue till 2.30 pm every day.

But some hospitals will continue the vaccination program throughout the day, the health official said. People have been asked to register by visiting the website to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Emergency hotline numbers for receiving information on vaccination are 16263, 333, and 10655.