This quantity will proceed to extend since on Tuesday (September 21), we are going to obtain one other 5 million vaccine doses of the identical model
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia has once more acquired 5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine in completed type beneath the seventieth batch of vaccine arrival on Monday.
“This vaccine provide has introduced the supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Indonesia, each within the type of uncooked supplies (bulk) and ready-to-use, to 262,350,400 doses,” spokesperson for vaccination of the Indonesian Ministry of Well being, Siti Nadia Tarmizi, famous in a written assertion acquired right here.
Tarmizi remarked that with this seventieth stage of vaccine arrival, the variety of vaccine doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac in Indonesia had elevated to achieve a complete of 53,776,000.
“This quantity will proceed to extend since on Tuesday (September 21), we are going to obtain one other 5 million vaccine doses of the identical model,” she famous.
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In step with the federal government’s dedication to expediting the nationwide vaccination program, she famous that the acquired vaccine doses can be distributed to varied areas throughout the nation for rapid use.
“Within the subsequent few weeks, we are going to obtain extra batches of vaccine doses. That is the federal government’s effort to stop a vaccine scarcity from occurring in our nation,” she acknowledged.
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Despite the elevated availability of vaccines, the spokesperson emphasised that the third dose or booster vaccine is just designated for healthcare staff, as they’ve a larger threat of being uncovered to the virus.
Therefore, Tarmizi appealed to the general public that if vaccinators had been out there to supply the third dose of the vaccine to folks aside from well being staff, then they need to instantly report it to the authorities.
Relating to the distribution of vaccines, the company secretary and spokesperson for Bio Farma, Bambang Heriyanto, acknowledged that as of September 19, 2021, Bio Farma had distributed 169,114,468 doses of the vaccine to varied areas in Indonesia.
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