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COVID-19 vaccine drives in states/regions

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A student in Kyaukyu Township in Rakhine State gets COVID-19 vaccine shot.

COVID-19 vaccine drive continues in various states, regions.
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 aged 40 and above, students, religious leaders, prisoners, people with disabilities, ethnic armed groups, people with chronic diseases, people in IDP camps and over 12-year-old students.
Yesterday, doctors and nurses from public hospitals, medical teams from the Tatmadaw, relevant healthcare workers in collaboration with volunteers gave COVID-19 vaccines to 17,506 people for twenty-six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 2,896 people from eight townships in Rakhine and Chin States, 1,987 people from seven districts in Mandalay Region, and 565 from Htandabin and Bago Townships in Bago Region, respectively.
Similarly, healthcare officials gave the vaccines to 2,000 students from Tachilek Township in Shan State (East), 10,913 students from twenty-six townships in Ayeyawady Region, 11,263 students from nine townships in Rakhine and Chin States and 653 students from Htandabin Townships in Bago Region yesterday.
It is reported that officials from the respective Military commands visited the site and coordinated the necessary work. — MNA

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