No more on-spot registration for vaccination: Minister

Staff Correspondent | Published: 14:50, Feb 11,2021


Health minister Zahed Maleque

Health minister Zahed Maleque said on Thursday no more on-spot registration for vaccination will be allowed from now.

Speaking at an event at a city hotel, he said that the decision was taken to better management of vaccination.

‘From now on, we will not offer on spot registration for vaccination. Only those who will come after registration will be vaccinated,’ he said.

Over 10 lakh people so far got registered for vaccination and over four lakh already received the first dose of vaccine, he said.

Bangladesh began nationwide COVID-19 vaccination programme on February 7. 

The vaccination is being held at 1,015 hospitals across the country, including 50 in the capital.



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