Lagos, Ogun Lead As 964,387 People Get Vaccinated

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Nigeria has so far vaccinated 964,387 people in 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, against COVID-19, with Lagos State topping the chart with 164,434 people vaccinated.

Ogun State, which has so far vaccinated 52,462 persons, came second and followed by Kano State with 50,931 taking the jab.

In meantime, the Kogi State government yesterday commenced the vaccination after the receipt of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the statistics from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), about 48 per cent of the country’s targeted population have taken the vaccine since it was rolled out early this month.

Details of the vaccination statistics showed that Abia State vaccinated 4,578; Adamawa – 17,933, Akwa Ibom – 9, 679; Anambra 9,000; Bauchi, 36,015; Bayelsa, 9,270; Benue, 29,469; Borno, 29,945; Cross River, 13,695; Delta, 18,517; Ebony, 7,141; Edo, 24,131; Ekiti, 22,851; Enugu, 9,831; FCT, 36,564; Gombe, 27,130; Imo, 16,958; Jigawa, 97, 564.

Others are: Kaduna, 54,021; Kano, 50,931; Katsina, 39,164; Kebbi, 14,530; Kogi 0; Kwara, 31,114; Lagos, 164,434; Nasarawa, 17,803; Niger, 25, 784; Ogun. 52,462; Ondo, 31,585; Osun, 20,834; Oyo, 32,781; Plateau, 23,844; Rivers, 22,968; Sokoto, 11,329; Taraba 5,487; Yobe, 20,878 and Zamfara, 14,167 persons.