127,885 people have had their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, according to Lagos state government.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health, announced this in a statement on Sunday.
According to Prof. Abayomi, the State Primary Health Care Board (SPHCB) reported on day 10 that 39,959 health workers, 54,200 essential workers, and 33,726 strategic leaders had received the vaccine.
Despite doubts about the efficacy of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in establishing herd immunity in the country, the state succeeded.
“We have also identified some areas of concern on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) overcrowding at some vaccination sites and the E-registration portal.