POST TIME: 4 March, 2021 06:18:25 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 5 March, 2021 04:00:21 PM
PM Hasina receives first dose of Covid vaccine
UNB, Dhaka

PM Hasina receives first dose of Covid vaccine

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday afternoon.

"The Prime Minister took the Covid-19 vaccine this afternoon," said PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.

On February 24 last, Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and sister of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, received the Covid-19 vaccine.

On January 28 last, the Covid-19 vaccination drive was rolled out at the capital’s five hospitals first and then across the country on February 7.

Many noted personalities and ministers have already taken jabs of the Covid-19 vaccine.

The vaccines are being administered at 1,005 centres across the country.