Prime Minister discloses the priority list of the vaccine recipients

Staff Correspondent,, Dhaka
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has disclosed that list the priority list of the recipients of the corona vaccine in the Jatiyo Sangsad (JS). She released the list in response to a question from Ahsanul Islam Titu (Tangail-6) in the JS on Wednesday (January 27).

Replying to a question, the Prime Minister said all government health workers directly involved in Covid-19 healthcare will get the vaccine on priority basis. Whose number will be 4 lakh 52 thousand 26 people.

Others include 6 lakh approved private and private health workers, 2 lakh 10 thousand valiant freedom fighters, 5 lakh 46 thousand 620 members of the front line law and order forces, 3 lakh 60 thousand 913 members of the military and civil defense forces, 5 thousand people working in Home affairs. Officers and employees working in the essential offices of Home Affairs, 50,000 front line media workers, 1 lakh 8 thousand 298 elected public representatives, 1 lakh 50 thousand front employees of city corporations and pourashavas, 5 lakh 41 thousand religious representatives, 75 thousand workers engaged in funeral work, 4 lakh emergency water-gas-sewerage-electricity-fire service-transport employees.

Besides, 1 lakh 50 thousand land-ship and airport workers, 1 lakh 20 thousand expatriate unskilled workers, 4 lakh government employees involved in emergency public service in districts and upazillas, 1 lakh 97 thousand 621 bank officials-employees, 6 lakh 25 thousand people with low immunity (Tuberculosis, AIDS Patients, Cancer Patients), 1 crore 3 lakh 26 thousand 658 old age people(64-79 years old), 13 lakh 12 thousand 983 senior citizens (80 years and above), 21 thousand 83 national team players. (Football, cricket, hockey, etc.), 1 lakh 70 will get thousand buffer-emergency-outbreak vaccines.