54 lakh more Sinopharm vaccine jabs arrive from China
As many as 54,01,350 more doses of Sinopharm vaccine arrived in Bangladesh from China early Saturday.
A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the consignment landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 2 am.
Dr Sazzad Hossain, the assistant director of the Directorate General of Health Services, working at the airport confirmed the matter this morning.
Earlier on September 10, 54 lakh more vaccine jabs of the Chinese company arrived here.
Bangladesh has, so far, received a total of 2,35,61,801 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine.
Of these, around 11 lakh were gifted by China, over 17 lakh came under COVAX facility, and the rest were commercially purchased)