The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCA) has given an update on the Covid-19 vaccination in the country. On the 2nd of March,2021 the country received 4 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and has seen been vaccinating eligible citizens.
The NPHCA has given an update on the vaccination so far updating Nigerians on the number of citizens who have received the jab since its arrival in the country. 58.2% of the Eligible population have been vaccinated which is 1, 171,515. Lagos state has the highest number of people vaccinated so far with a total of 227,718 Kaduna with a total of 60,918 and Kano with a total of 60,460.
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The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has disclosed on Friday, April 16th, that a total of 8,439 people suffered from mild adverse effects following the COVID-19 vaccine according to reports across the country since the vaccine rollout was kickstarted on the 15 of March 2021. He said five states have the highest records of the Adverse Effect Following Immunisation (AEFI) namely: Kaduna (970) Cross River (859), Yobe (541), Kebbi (511), and Lagos (448).
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