Health Minister Zahid Malek said that Bangladesh is an example of success in controlling Covid. Now that the infection has subsided it needs to be contained. He told reporters at a briefing at his office in the Secretariat on Tuesday morning.
Regarding the booster dose of Corona Ticker, Zahid Malek said that the booster dose is now being given to the frontline in a limited way. Veterans over 60 and frontline will be able to vaccinate with the vaccination card. At the end of this month, it will start through the apps like the previous ones. Now the ICT ministry is working on it.
He added that the vaccine has played a major role in controlling corona. So far the first dose of vaccine has been given to 6 crores. As a percentage, it has been given to 80 percent of the people. And the second dose has been given 4 and a half crore, 30 percent as a percentage.