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|Covid-19: Ekiti State Receives Extra 40,000 Doses by Wesleyes: 2:34am On May 12, 2021|
The Ekiti State Government announced it has received an extra 40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency. This comes as NPHCDA data reveals the state so far has issued 86% of its initial proportion.
Dr Oyebanji Filani, Commissioner for Health and Human Services, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Ekiti, citing that the 52,960 doses sent to the state had mostly been utilised.
NPHCDA data for the 9th of May 2021 revealed that 1,665,698 people had so far been vaccinated, which is 82.8% of its proportion.
The commissioner added that the State is committed to vaccinating even more people and advised residents to get vaccinated in a bid to reduce the spread of the virus in the state, stating that continuous compliance with social distance measures will also remain in place.
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