Over 41 million Nigerians vaccinated against coronavirus

According to the Federal Government, a total of 41,319,969 persons have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The government has shown optimism that more Nigerians are getting vaccinated against the pandemic.

Data from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), reveals that as of May 11, 2022, in all the 36 States plus the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 24,840,345 eligible persons targeted for COVID-19 vaccination have been partially vaccinated.

While 16,479,624 have been fully vaccinated. Therefore, 22.2 percent have been partially vaccinated, while 14.7 percent have been fully vaccinated.

He further disclosed that the country has now exceeded a 230,000 daily vaccination rate, with Nasarawa, Jigawa, Kano, Kaduna, and Kwara leading in the number one vaccinations across the country.

The Executive Director of the NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, made this known at a gathering organized by the staff of the Agency to celebrate his recent National Productivity Order of Merit Award by President Muhammad Buhari (GCFR), at the Aso Villa, during the 19th National Productive Day, described the award as an invitation and impetus to more work to protect the lives of Nigerians.



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