Nearly 64 percent students of the 12-18 age group got the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine, said Deputy Minister of Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury.
He said this while speaking in parliament taking part in the thanksgiving motion on the President's speech on Monday.
The Deputy Minister mentioned that the number of the students in the country is about 1,16,23,322. “And of them, 77.18 lakh received the first dose of the vaccine as of Sunday.”
Mohibul said they have been able to vaccinate all the teachers at the university level and almost 100 percent have been completed.
It has been possible to vaccinate 90 percent of the students in public universities who are living in dormitories, he added.