COVID-19: Kaduna vaccinates 51,447 persons

 The Kaduna State Ministry for Health has said that 51,447 persons so far received the COVID-19 vaccine in the state.

The State for Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni disclosed on Friday in Kaduna.

She said 71 cent health workers so far been vaccinated as at March 25, while 54 cent the target population for phase 1 received the vaccine.

The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the state government had confirmed it received 180,000 doses the COVID-19 vaccine for frontline health workers, essential staff and those covered in Phase 1.

NAN also recalls that the state government had announced plan to secure one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine for .

In February, the state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a delivery firm, Zipline, to drone for the distribution of the vaccine across the state. (NAN)