107,283 persons receive 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose in Lagos

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FILE - In this Friday, March 5, 2021 file photo, a nurse holds a vial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and provided through the global COVAX initiative (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi said 107,283 persons have received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the state.

Abayomi made the announcement on his Instagram account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update.

According to him, 210, 633 persons who received the first jab of the vaccine were yet to get the second dose of the vaccine.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commissioner had earlier disclosed that 317,916 persons were vaccinated with the first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

He advised citizens who had received their first dose to proceed to the health facilities where they got their first dose on their scheduled appointment dates.

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