Jigawa State Authorities has obtained 68520 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Well being, Dr. Salisu Mu’azu disclosed this whereas presenting the primary section of the COVID-19 vaccines on the Authorities Home, Dutse.
He defined that the vaccines obtained will solely cowl 1% of the Jigawa inhabitants.
“Thus far, the doses of COVID-19 vaccines will solely vaccinate 35,000 folks which is just one% of the whole inhabitants of the state.
“One other vaccine which is able to cowl 10% of the state inhabitants can be offered within the second section of the distribution, then 17% within the third section and vaccines for 23.4% of the state’s inhabitants can be offered within the fourth section.”
Dr.Mu’azu mentioned in whole, about 51.4% of the inhabitants can be vaccinated earlier than the tip of 2022.
He mentioned the vaccines will firstly be given to well being care staff, conventional rulers and safety businesses.
Receiving the vaccines, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar recommended the presidential job pressure on COVID-19 for his or her efforts within the battle towards the pandemic.
The Governor and his Deputy are, nonetheless, anticipated to be vaccinated at this time.
Jigawa receives 68520 doses of COVID-19 vaccines