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COVID-19 vaccine drive continues in various states, regions

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A local in Toungoo Township in Bago Region gets COVID-19 vaccine shot on 21 July.

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.
Yesterday, doctors and nurses from public hospitals, medical teams from the Tatmadaw, relevant healthcare workers in collaboration with volunteers gave COVID-19 vaccines to 18,427 people from twenty-six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 7,542 people from ten townships in Rakhine and Chin States, 3,429 people from seven districts in Mandalay Region, and 896 people from Toungoo and Bago Townships in Bago Region, respectively.
Similarly, healthcare officials gave the vaccines to 11,294 students from twenty-six Townships in Ayeyawady Region, 9,516 students from ten townships in Rakhine and in Chin States and 6,767 students from seven districts in Mandalay Region.
It is reported that officials from the respective Military Commands visited the site and coordinated the necessary work. — MNA

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