On Wednesday, the 11th day of the nationwide Covid-19 immunisation drive, Bangladesh vaccinated 2.26 lakh people. Now, a total of 15,86,368 people have received the vaccine since the campaign began on 7 February.
At least 70,025 individuals were vaccinated in the capital alone, according to The Directorate General of Health Services.
On 17 February, some 2,26,755 people – of whom 1,45,203 are male and 81,552 are female – received the jabs in the country.
Earlier, on 7 February, Bangladesh rolled out the vaccination campaign and is currently operating at 1,005 centres across the country. Except for on weekends, around 2,400 teams are inoculating citizens from 8am to 2:30pm every day.