By Dahiru Hassan – Lafia
Nasarawa State government says it has administered eighty percent of the sixty-one thousand doses of Astra-Zeneca vaccine received from the federal government.
Governor Abdullahi Sule made this known during the state executive Council meeting at the government house lafia
Governor Abdullahi Sule explained that Nasarawa State had received sixty one thousand doses of Astra-Zeneca vaccine from the federal government and so far fourty nine thousand and eighty eight have been uterlized.
Governor Sule appreciated the efforts of committee for the vaccination in the State as well as the front line workers and other citizens of the State for availing themselves for the vaccination.
On the cases of the coronavirus in the State, the governor said twenty one thousand one hundred and thirty eight samples were collected and two thousand three hundred and sixteen confirmed positive with twenty nine fatalities in the State.
While noting that health workers are mostly affected by the pandemic, the State number one citizens called on people of the State to avail themselves for the vaccination as according to him the vaccine is safe and effective.