Authorities in Nigeria have announced that more than 250,000 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 across the country.
The figures released by the National Primary Health Care Development Authority (NPHCDA) on Tuesday show that 215,277 people have been vaccinated in 30 states, including Abuja.
While Lagos State has the highest number of people infected with the virus across the country, it also has the highest number of people vaccinated with 58,461 people.
The vaccinated states include Adamawa (7,407), Akwa Ibom (127), Anambra (132), Bayelsa (552), Binuwe (146), Borno (653), Cross River (948), Delta (915). , Ebonyi (77), Edo (2,645) and Ekiti (1,049).
The other states are; Enugu (956), Abuja (8,616), Gombe (203), Imo (1,908), Kaduna (14,572), Kano (3,903), Katsina (10,002), Kwara (12,016), Nassarawa (6,801), Ogun (19,257), Ondo (4,205), Osun (6,658), Plateau (883), Rivers (1,951), Sokoto (98) and Yobe (5,509).
The remaining unoccupied states are Abia, Zamfara, Kebbi, Niger, Kogi, Taraba and Oyo.
Finally, the NPHCDA advised pregnant women to consult with their doctors to determine if the benefits of the vaccination outweigh the potential vaccine risks.