Zahid Maleque said it would be possible to inoculate 80 million (8 crore) people with two doses of vaccine by December-January.
Covid-19 infection has dropped in the country. Many hospital beds and ICU facility are vacant now. The pressure of Covid patients in hospitals is very low. The Covid situation has somewhat eased in the country, he added.
The country has seen a downtrend in Covid infection recently with the rate of detection dropping below 3 per cent for five consecutive days.