First consignment of corona vaccine to reach this month: Health
First consignment of corona vaccine to reach this month: Health Minister
| 18 Jan 2021, 18:20
Health Minister Zahid Maleque, MP said, the first consignment of corona vaccine produced by Serum Institute of India will be available in the country within January 25 to 26. The vaccination activities will begin after one week of vaccine availability. To vaccinate people nearly three hundred centers in Dhaka and 42 thousand workers have been prepared after offering training.
He said this at ‘Meet the Reporters’ program at Dhaka Reporters Unity on Monday.
Zahid Maleque said, the second wave transmission of coronavirus is under control at the moment. The statistics is showing such as the number of transmitted cases and deaths per day have decreased.
He said, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued letter praising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic situation successfully in the country.
The minister also hoped that the government will do well in vaccination program like the coronavirus transmission prevention activities.