Nigeria vaccinates 964,387 persons

Nigeria vaccinates 964,387 persons

Meanwhile, an update released by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, on Tuesday showed that a total of 964,387 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose, representing 48 per cent of the proportion vaccinated.

A breakdown of the NPHCDA update contained in an Electronic Management of Immunisation Data System, further revealed that Lagos is leading in the exercise with 164,434 persons vaccinated.

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Three other states trailing Lagos are Kaduna, 54,021; Ogun, 52,462 and Kano, 50,931.

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Other states that have recorded 5-digit figures in the exercise are Katsina, 39,164; FCT, 36,564; Bauchi, 36,015; Oyo, 32,781; Ondo, 31,585; Kwara, 31,114; Jigawa, 27,564; Gombe, 27,130; Niger, 25,784; Edo, 24,131; Plateau, 23,844; Rivers, 22,968; Ekiti, 22, 851; Yobe, 20,878; Osun, 20834; Borno, 19,945; Benue, 19,469; Delta, 18,517; Adamawa, 17,933; Nasarawa, 17,803; Imo, 16,958; Kebbi, 14,530; Zamfara, 14,167; Cross River, 13,695 and Sokoto, 11,329.

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In the league of 4-digit are Enugu, 9, 831; Akwa Ibom, 9, 679; Bayelsa, 9,270; Anambra, 9,000; Ebonyi, 7,141; Taraba and Abia recorded 5,487 and 4,578 respectively.

Sadly, Kogi state remains the only state that is yet to vaccinate a single person.

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