Presently, greater than 163 million vaccine doses have been administered. Greater than 100 million residents have acquired the primary dose vaccination and greater than 50 million have acquired the second dose
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia has turn into the fifth nation globally to vaccinate greater than 100 million residents, Well being Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin has stated.
“Presently, greater than 163 million vaccine doses have been administered. Greater than 100 million residents have acquired the primary dose vaccination and greater than 50 million have acquired the second dose,” Sadikin stated at a press convention on public exercise restrictions (PPKM) monitored on-line right here, Monday.
Associated information: Govt ought to keep optimistic in attaining herd immunity goal: MPR
This achievement had positioned Indonesia because the fifth nation to manage COVID-19 vaccination to greater than 100 million residents, he revealed.
As well as, he stated the nationwide vaccination program had reached a tempo of vaccinating two million individuals a day as beforehand recorded on September 23 and September 25. Subsequently, it’s hoped that the nation can proceed to surpass two million vaccine doses administered per day.
Associated information: Indonesia to showcase pandemic-handling competency at G20 Summit
As of now, the variety of vaccine doses the nation has acquired is 226 million. Of the entire, 205 million doses have been distributed to areas throughout the nation, in accordance with him.
5 million vaccine doses are about to reach in Indonesia, and 160 million doses have been used to vaccinate the goal recipients, he added.
“Subsequently, inside the subsequent two or three days, there’ll nonetheless be 53 million vaccine doses obtainable in 34 provinces which must be sufficient for us to expedite the vaccinations,” he stated.
Associated information: New regular roadmap drafted, herd immunity should first be achieved
On this event, Minister Sadikin additionally addressed the altering dynamics of the COVID-19 vaccine provide, stating that the nation will doubtless solely obtain 20 million Novavax vaccine doses this yr from the preliminary plan to produce 50 million.
Indonesia confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in March 2020, and to curb virus transmissions, the Indonesian authorities launched a nationwide vaccination program on January 13, 2021.
Associated information: Indonesia will get further two million completed Pfizer vaccine doses
Associated information: Indonesia receives over 240,000 AstraZeneca doses from UK