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COVID-19 vaccine drive continues in various states, regions

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A local in Shan State (North) is seen receiving a vaccine against COVID-19.

Doctors and nurses from People’s 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 administered daily to target groups regardless of race or religion, including Buddhist monks and nuns, local people over the age of 40, students, religious leaders, prisoners, people with disabilities, ethnic armed groups, people with chronic diseases, people in IDP camps and over 12-year-old students, respectively.
Yesterday and on 24 April, doctors and nurses from People’s hospitals, medical teams from the Tatmadaw, relevant healthcare workers in collaboration with volunteers gave COVID-19 vaccines to 8,208 people from fourteen townships in Shan State(North), 660 people from Yankin and Tamway Townships in Yangon Region, 34,502 people from twenty six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 21,435 people from thirteen townships in Rakhine State, 118 from Hkamti Township in Sagaing Region, 14,547 people from seven districts in Mandalay Region, and 705 people from Htandabin Township in Bago Region, respectively.
It is reported that officials from the respective military commands visited the site and coordinated the necessary work. — MNA

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