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325,514 vaccinated so far, says Fed Govt

The latest COVID-19 vaccination update from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has indicated that as of March 25, a total of 325,514 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine.

In terms of the total number of eligible population vaccinated, Lagos, Ogun, Bauchi, Kaduna, and Jigawa have vaccinated the highest number of 81,185; 30,704; 30,538; 24,745; and 22,265 respectively.

In terms of percentage vaccinated relative to the target population, Bauchi, Jigawa, and Kwara are leading the pack at 37.9 percent, 32.5 percent, and 31.6 percent respectively.

So far, four states are yet to vaccinate a single person. The states are Kebbi, Kogi, Taraba and Zamfara.

The Kwara Government said about 20,420 people have so far been vaccinated in the ongoing first phase as at Day 7, since commencement of the exercise in the state.

Dr. Nusirat Elelu, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, disclosed this at the state level review meeting in Ilorin yesterday.

She said the state’s level of response was commendable and the vaccination keeps improving daily.


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