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COVID-19 vaccine drive continues in various states, regions

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A local in Yankin Township, Yangon gets COVID-19 vaccine shot.

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 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.
On 9 May and yesterday, doctors and nurses from public hospitals, medical teams from the Tatmadaw, relevant healthcare workers in collaboration with volunteers gave COVID-19 vaccines to 4,663 people from thirteen townships in Shan State (North), 460 people from Yankin and Tamway Townships in Yangon Region, 11,219 people from twenty-six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 12,176 people from fourteen townships in Rakhine State, and 33,243 people from seven districts in Mandalay Region, respectively.
Similarly, healthcare officials gave the vaccines to 248 students from five townships in Shan State (North) on 9 May.
It is reported that officials from the respective Military Commands visited the site and coordinated the necessary work. — MNA

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