The Nationwide Main Well being Care Improvement Company, (NPHCDA), has revealed criterion that will probably be used for the distribution plan of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.
NPHCDA stated that the speed of an infection in every State could be the criterion used within the distribution.
The NPHCDA revealed that all the 36 states would get lower than 4,000 vaccines from the primary batch.
It revealed the plan alongside the publication of the most recent an infection charges of the illness by the Nigeria Centre For Illness Management (NCDC) on its verified web site on Saturday.
Primarily based on the speed of an infection within the states, the distribution record of the COVID-19 vaccine indicated that Kano State will obtain 3,557; Lagos, 3,131; Katsina, 2,361; Kaduna, 2,074; Bauchi, 1,900; Oyo, 1,848; Rivers, 1,766; Jigawa, 1,712; Niger, 1,558; Ogun, 1,473; Sokoto, 1,468; Benue, 1,423; Borno, 1,416; Anambra, 1,379; Zamfara, 1,336; Delta, 1,306;
Others had been: Kebbi, 1,268; Imo, 1,267; Ondo, 1,228; Akwa Ibom, 1,161.Adamawa, 1,129; Edo, 1,104; Plateau, 1,089; Enugu, 1,088; Osun, 1,032; Kogi, 1,030; Cross River, 1,023; Abia, 955; Gombe, 908; Yobe, 842; Ekiti, 830; Taraba, 830; Kwara, 815; Ebonyi, 747; Bayelsa, 589; FCT, 695; Nasarawa, 661.
These within the well being and safety sectors have been suggested to be given precedence, in addition to the aged.
The company famous that the COVID-19 vaccine, anticipated to be administered in January and February, could be executed in compliance with WHO requirements.
The company stated the federal government is focusing on administering the vaccine on 40 per cent of Nigerians throughout the first batch this yr and 30per cent is anticipated to be executed in 2022.
The company additionally added that the federal authorities was additionally sourcing for vaccines from different nations like Russia.