Runu Beronica Costa, a senior staff nurse at Kurmitola General Hospital, is going to be the first Covid-19 vaccine receiver in Bangladesh.
Followed by Nurse Runu, two other senior staff nurses Munni Khatun and Rina Sarkar, have been listed as vaccines receivers, according to doctors and nurses at Kurmitola General Hospital.
Although nurse Runu has been named as the first person to receive the vaccine but one of the other two on the list will be vaccinated if she is not physically fit, reports Jago News.
In addition, the first vaccine as a doctor will be given to medicine consultant Dr Ahmed Lutfar Mobin.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually inaugurate Covid vaccination programme on 27 January.
Besides, 500-600 more people will be vaccinated at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Kurmitola General Hospital, Mugda General Hospital, Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital.