About 58.3 Percent Of Nigerians Recieves First Dose Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

The Presidential Committee on COVID-19 says 1,173,869 Nigerians representing 58.3 per cent of the population have been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca Vaccine.

Chairman of the Committee, Mr Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the National Briefing of the PSC in Abuja.

The vaccination Programme is still progressing but they still have reasons to intensify their campaign against hesitancy.

As at date, records show that they have vaccinated 1,173,869 representing 58.3 per cent of the eligible persons targeted in the current phase to have received the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine.

Speaking on the activities of the Presidential Committee, the chairman said the Presidential Committee held its first meeting on Monday during which it deliberated on the modalities for its operations.

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