DOCTORS and nurses from public hospitals, Tatmadaw medical teams, healthcare workers and volunteers are working hard to give COVID-19 vaccines in different states and regions as the vaccination programme is one of the most important activities in the prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19 disease.
COVID-19 vaccine is being given daily to target groups regardless of race or religion including Buddhist monks and nuns, local people over the age of 40, religious leaders, prisoners, people with disabilities, ethnic armed groups, people with chronic diseases, people in IDP camps and over 12-year-old students respectively.
Doctors and nurses from public hospitals, medical teams from the Tatmadaw, relevant healthcare workers in collaboration with volunteers have already given COVID-19 vaccines to 1,125 people from Kyaukme and Hsipaw townships, 6,710 people from six townships in eastern Shan state, 17,804 local people and monks from 15 townships in Mon and Kayin states, 5,790 people from three townships in Taninthayi region, 7,363 people from four townships in Yangon region, 30,871 people from 26 townships of Ayeyawady region, 13,295 people from six townships in Chin and Rakhine states, 99,270 people from seven districts of Mandalay region and 182 people from Htantabin township in Bago region, respectively.
Similarly, healthcare officials gave the vaccines to 92 students from Mongpyin township, eastern Shan state, 17,808 students from 26 townships in the Ayeyawady region, 8,406 students from townships from Rakhine and Chin states, 106 students from Hkamti township, Sagaing region and 390 students from Htantabin township, Bago region.
It is reported that officials from the respective Military Command Headquarters visited the site and coordinated the Vaccination programme is underway in Maungtaw. necessary work.