Bangladesh is going to take the deliveries of over 1 crore more Covid-19 vaccine doses by this month which is expected to give a further boost to its inoculation drive, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque.
“Around 54 lakh doses will arrive this week while another 50 lakh later this month," the minister said while addressing an event arranged by Bangladesh Society of Medicine at a city hotel on Thursday.
He said around 1.75 crore people have so far received Covid-19 vaccine shots and crore more have got registered to do so. “We need 26-27 crore doses of Covid vaccine. All will get vaccine jabs in phases.”