Nigeria’s vaccinated Population exceeds 32 Million over Covid 19.

Written by on April 5, 2022

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that No fewer than 32 million people across Nigeria have taken the Oxford/AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer, as well as Johnson and Johnson brands of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Sunday – April 3.

 It made this known while giving an update on the vaccination exercise in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The figure comprises those who have taken the first and second doses, as well as the booster shots of these vaccines.

It stated that across the country, nineteen million three hundred fifty-seven thousand forty-nine of total eligible persons targeted for vaccination have been partially vaccinated while 12,831,601 have fully taken the jabs.

This means that thirty-two million one hundred eighty-eight thousand six hundred fifty of the total eligible persons targeted for vaccination have taken at least a jab of the vaccines.

Meanwhile, the NPHCDA has advised those who have taken their first vaccine dose to proceed to their respective vaccination sites for the second jab. It, however, advised them to be cautious of the interval between the two doses, as well as booster shots take.

Seun Fakorede

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