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Lagos administers 2.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Lagos administers 2.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

A total of 2,195,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccines has been administered in Lagos by January 12, the state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, said on Saturday.
 
Mr Abayomi disclosed this on Saturday on his official Twitter page while giving the state’s vaccination update.
 
According to him, 1,026,144 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine were administered as the first dose, while 569,920 of the vaccine were administered as second dose.
 
He noted that 335,404 Moderna vaccines were administered as the first dose, while 249,699 were administered for the second dose.
 
The commissioner added that 5,664 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were given as the first dose, and 8,948 were administered as the second dose.
 
On the booster dose, Mr Abayomi said that 25,145 Pfizer doses and 388 doses of Moderna vaccine had been administered.
 
According to him, 3.42 per cent of the targeted population had received two doses of the vaccines.
 
He said that 13,895,199 doses of vaccines need to be administered for the state to achieve its herd immunity target.
 
Also, the World Health Organisation (WHO), said that the majority of people admitted to hospitals around the world were unvaccinated.
 
(NAN)

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