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COVID-19 vaccine drive continues in various states, regions

NATIONAL NEWS

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 121 people from Tamway Township, Yangon Regfion, 9,519 people from twenty-six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 715 people from Kyaukphyu and Thandwe townships in Rakhine State, 5,404 from seven districts in Mandalay Region, and 84 from Toungoo Township, Bagon Region, respectively.
Similarly on that day, healthcare officials gave the vaccines to 697 students from twenty six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 1,806 students from six townships in Rakhine and 465 students from seven districts in Mandalay Region.
It is reported that officials from the respective Region and State visited the site and coordinated the necessary work. — MNA

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