Some 74,000 people have registered, till Wednesday morning, to receive vaccine for Covid-19, said Dr ABM Khurshid Alam, director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
He made this disclosure to the media after a meeting with directors of different hospitals on the preparedness for the vaccination drive at noon on the day.
Registration for Covid-19 vaccine is a continuous process and it will continue after 5 February, he mentioned.
Their representatives are conducting campaigns, including using loudspeakers, publishing contents in various media to encourage people in rural areas across the country to take vaccines, he continued.
All employees of the health ministry, including Minister Zahid Maleque, will receive Covid-19 vaccine on 7 February.