Bangladesh population

32.53% of population fully immunized in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been able to fully vaccinate 32.53 percent of its total population as of Thursday, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO).

A total of 85,187,677 people received a single dose while 56,168,790 people received both doses. Another 572,863 people received booster doses.

First-dose recipients include 41,011,503 men and 41,041,427 women. Of those who received both doses, 28,039,498 are men and 27,485,824 are women.

The final breakdown of booster dose recipients has yet to be revealed. According to government statistics, 81,053 men and 42,780 women had received the booster dose on Wednesday.

Two weeks ago, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said the government had set a target to vaccinate 40 million people each month from January 2022.

The health minister also said the government was aiming to administer 280 million Covid-19 vaccines, including booster doses.

In Dhaka, a total of 8,148,839 first doses, 5,567,157 second doses and 28,158 third doses have been administered so far.

A total of 97,440.55 first doses and 11,348.43 second doses had been administered to students as of Thursday.

On Friday, health authorities in Bangladesh reported 4,378 Covid-19 cases and six deaths, bringing the death toll to 28,129 and the number of cases to 1,609,042.

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