Zamfara: Over one million people have received COVID-19 vaccine – State govt

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Zamfara State government has said that 1,517,119 residents of the State have received COVID-19 vaccine.

The Programme Manager, Zamfara State Health Care Board, Mustafa Aliyu disclosed this while presenting a paper at a one-day workshop organised by the board for newsmen in the State on Tuesday.

He said, “853,392 people received the first dose; 555,509 received the second dose, while 107,209 people have received the booster dose.”

According to him, with this development, only 33 percent of the residents of the State have so far received the vaccine.

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Aliyu explained that public enlightenment had been going on to cover the remaining 70 percent of the people of the State before the end of September, 2022.

“We are putting on more efforts to ensure that the 70 percent of the residents of the State receive the vaccine before the end of September this year,” he noted.

The program manager urged the people to ensure that they reported to any of the COVID-19 vaccine centres in the State to receive the vaccine, which he said is free.

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