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Dhaka, September 18: Another consignment of 50 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine made by Chinese Sinopharm has arrived in the country. The consignment arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on a Bangladesh Biman flight at around 2:00 am on Saturday (September 17).
Arrangements have been made to collect more than 24 crore 54 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine: PM Hasina
Dhaka, September 2: The Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said the government has already made arrangements to collect 24 crore 54 lakh 52 thousand 700 doses of coronavirus vaccine as part of the initiative to vaccinate all people. She made the remarks in a question and answer session scheduled for her in the 14th session of the 11th National Assembly on Wednesday.
Over 50 garment workers fall ill after receiving second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur district
Dhaka, August 27: More than 50 garment workers have fallen ill after taking the second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur's Kaliakair upazila. They are employees of a company called Mouchak Fashion of Sadma Group in Mouchak area of the upazila. After the incident, the vaccination program has been suspended.
Dhaka, August 20: A total of 2,24,13,079 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administred, so far, across Bangladesh, according to press release signed by the Director of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Dhaka, August 12: Another 17,70,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine from China reached Dhaka at 7:50 pm on Wednesday (August 11). An Emirates Airlines flight landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport with the vaccine shipment.
Dhaka, August 11: Another 17 lakh doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China has arrived in Bangladesh under through the COVAX facility. The jabs reached Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday (August 10) at 7:30 pm.
Dhaka, August 6: Bangladesh is buying 7.5 crore coronavirus vaccine from China. Meanwhile, the cost of 1.5 crore vaccine has already been paid, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. He made the remarks while addressing reporters at the state guest house Padma on Thursday (August 5).
Dhaka, August 3: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said China has send a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to a local pharmaceutical in Bangladesh to jointly produce their Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine.
Dhaka, July 30: Another three million doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday (July 29) in the middle of the night on three Biman Bangladesh Airlines flights.
Dhaka, July 18: Another 2 million doses of the vaccine purchased from China Sinopharm have reached the country. The vaccines came in two shipments. With this, a total of 4 million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine have reached the country. The first plane carrying the vaccine landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:35 pm on Saturday. The second plane landed at 3 am.
Dhaka, July 14: Although China and Russia agreed to co-produce the coronavirus vaccine, both the countries have refused to share the technology with Bangladesh. The two countries are also in talks with the government and private pharmaceutical companies. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters at his residence on Tuesday (July 13).
Dhaka, July 1: The first dose of coronavirus vaccination is being resumed across the country from Thursday. The first dose will be administered with Sinopharm and Pfizer vaccines. Sinopharm vaccines will be given at various medical college hospitals and district headquarters hospitals across the country. The Pfizer vaccine will be given at seven centers in the capital from 8 am to 3 pm. However, those currently on the priority list will receive the vaccine.
Dhaka, June 20, 2021: Four thousand 320 people were vaccinated against Chinese synoform on the first day on Saturday as an antidote to coronavirus.
Dhaka, June 19: Authorities have started administering the Chinese Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine across the country on Saturday (June 19). In the second phase, on the first day of mass vaccination, vaccinations are taking place at four centers in Dhaka. On the other hand, vaccination activities are going on in one center in each district of the country. Although it rained throughout the day, medical students who are registered on priority basis are coming to get vaccinated with great enthusiasm.
Dhaka, June 18: Bangladesh will start administering doses of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine from June 19 (Saturday). The country presently has 11 lakh doses of the Chinese vaccine.