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 The number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccination through the Surokkha app in Bangladesh crossed 5.36 crore, reports Dhaka Post. The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) made the revelation yesterday.
 Bangladesh opened the registration process on January 26 but had to suspend the vaccine registration in early May due to vaccine shortages.
 Around 37.2 million people in the country have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Of them, some 18.45 million have taken both doses, as DGHS data aggregated till Tuesday show.
 Bangladesh reported its first three cases of Covid-19, a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a strain of coronavirus later named Sars-CoV-2, on March 8 last year. The first death was reported 10 days later. The fast-spreading coronavirus has so far claimed over 4.88 million lives and infected more than 239.56 million people throughout the world.
, according to Worldometer.
More than 216.91 million people have recovered from the disease, which has affected 223 countries and territories across the planet.