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Nigerian govt vaccinates one million for COVID-19

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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said on Thursday at least 1,051, 096 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to health care workers and other persons in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination in the country.

The NPHCDA spokesman, Mohammed Ohitoto, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, said the figure represents 52.2 percent of the targeted population expected to receive the vaccine.

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According to him, Lagos leads other states in the administration of the vaccine.

The state was followed by Kano, Kaduna, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and Ogun.

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