A healthcare worker inoculates an elder woman with a dose of the vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus in Toungoo on 3 August 2021.
The COVID-19 vaccination has been administered to civil service personnel, prison inmates and people over 65 years old, including monks and nuns, in regions and states. As of yesterday from 2 August, a total of 4,786 people including senior citizens, department officials in the Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory; 2,476 people including prison inmates in Kachin State;
769 people in Kyaukme Township in northern Shan State; 13,938 people, including religious persons, in 11 townships in southern Shan State; 2,315 people in 7 townships in eastern Shan State; 11,300 people in Mon State and Kayin State; 5,286 people in Taninthayi Region; 7,960 people including prison inmates in Ayeyawady Region; 10,469 people in Rakhine State; 7,413 people in Sagaing Region; 5,815 people in Mandalay Region; 5,595 people in Bago Region were vaccinated.
The vaccination was undertaken by the Tatmadaw medical teams, in collaboration with doctors and medical workers from the public hospitals and volunteers, and officials encouraged and coordinated with them where necessary. — MNA