A total of 3.0 million doses of Covid-19 Sinopharm vaccine purchased by the government arrived in Bangladesh last night (July 29) and in early hours of today (July 30), BSS reports.
"Three million shots of Covid-19 Sinopharm vaccine from China reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport last night and early hours of today," Dr Md Shamsul Haque, Line Director of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health under Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) told BSS this morning.
Of those doses of Sinopharm vaccine, 1.0 million jabs arrived in Dhaka at 10.15pm last night (July 29), he added
As many as 1.0 million Sinopharm jabs reached Bangladesh at 1.15am on July 30 while another 1.0 million Sinopharm vaccines landed in Bangladesh 4.15am, he also said.
"Bangladesh has so far received 8.1 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine .... meaning total doses of Sinopham jabs has stood at 8.1 million," Shamsul added.