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‘107,283 persons receive COVID-19 vaccine second dose in Lagos’

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Prof. Akin Abayomi


Lagos State Government said that 107,283 persons had received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the state as of June 10, 2021.

The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this through his Instagram account @ProfAkinAbayomi, yesterday, while giving the state’s COVID-19 vaccination update.

He said that 8,929 persons received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on the reported date.

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According to him, 210,633 persons who received the first jab of the vaccine were yet to get the second dose of the vaccine.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the commissioner had earlier revealed that 317,916 persons were vaccinated with the first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

Abayomi said the administration of the second dose of the vaccine, which began on May 28, 2021, would end on July 9, 2021.
He, therefore, advised citizens who had received the first dose to proceed to the health facilities where they got their first dose on their scheduled appointment dates.

The commissioner also advised residents to stagger their arrival at the vaccination site from between 8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. to avoid overcrowding and overwhelming the health workers.

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