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1,081,548 Nigerians Receive Astrazeneca Vaccine Jabs

As the vaccination of Nigerians against Covid-19 enters its sixth week, the federal government says 1,081,548 people have received their first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccines, as at Saturday.

According to an update on the on-going vaccination across the country, posted on the platform of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), the vaccination is now being carried out in all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), including Kogi State, which joined the exercise late.


The agency said the percentage of the vaccine doses so far administered was 53.8 per cent.


The statistics showed that Lagos State led in the number of persons vaccinated with 200, 602, followed by Kano, 57,900, and Kaduna with 56, 328.


The vaccination figures showed that Abia has 8,035; Adamawa, 19,735; Akwa Ibom, 12,132; Anambra, 10, 645; Bauchi, 36,066; Bayelsa, 10,662; Benue, 21,801; Borno, 21,410; Cross River, 15,115; Delta, 22,992; Ebonyi 8,768; Edo 28,739; Ekiti, 22,903; Enugu 11,841; FCT 48,049; Gombe, 27,239; Imo, 19,,278; Jigawa, 28,133; Kaduna 56,238; Kano 57,900; Katsina 39,394; Kebbi 15,328; and Kogi 8,566.

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Others are Kwara, 30,028; Lagos, 200,602; Nasarawa, 17,238; Niger, 27,003; Ogun

52,906; Ondo 31,454; Osun 21,122; Oyo 36,721; Plateau 28,370; Rivers, 28,684; Sokoto, 11,795; Taraba, 8, 390; Yobe, 21,040; and Zamfara, 15,708.

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