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COVID 19 vaccine: Only 1% of Lagosians have been fully vaccinated- Sanwo Olu

COVID 19 vaccine: Only 1% of Lagosians have been fully vaccinated- Sanwo Olu

  • The governor of Lagos state Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that only 1% of the state’s population have received double doses of the COVID 19 vaccine
  • The governor passed this information during the Lagos State Covid-19 update on Sunday afternoon
  • The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency reported that only 261,670 Nigerians have received the complete dose of the vaccine

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that only 1% of Lagosians have received two doses of the COVID 19 vaccine.

This information was passed by the Governor while he discussed the importance of vaccination at the Covid-19 update in Lagos on Sunday.

The government has stressed the importance of vaccination in helping the country prevent the third wave of Coronavirus and reducing the deaths from COVID-19.

”As of today, however, the percentage of residents of Lagos who have received two doses of the vaccine stands at a mere 1%.”

”We recognise that this is not adequate, and given the imminent third wave, and our priority to reduce COVID-19 related deaths.”

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Governor Sanwo-Oli added that the government was doing its best to secure enough vaccines for 60% of the population to attain herd immunity against the virus.

Governor Sanwo-Olu also urged people not to rest on their laurels in dealing with the virus.

Lagosians we’re advised to maintain COVID protocol while the country awaits the second batch of the vaccine.

Read also: COVID 19 Delta variant case recorded in Ibadan

According to the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), 2,524,295 Nigerians have received their 1st dose of the COVID 19 vaccine while 261,670 have received 2 doses.

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