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One million Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines in third batch donated by PRC arrives at Yangon Int’l Airport

The Ministry of Health vaccinates the people in regions and states including Nay Pyi Taw Council Area for prevention and control of COVID-19. So far, the ministry has purchased 31 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines and accepted 9,168,800 doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by friendly countries, totalling 40.168,800 million doses of vaccines. The People’s Republic of China arranged to donate three million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines to Myanmar. Of them, one million doses of vaccine and syringes in the third batch arrived at the Yangon International Airport at 4.30 pm yesterday.

The donations were accepted by the head of Yangon Region Medical Services and Public Health Departments and party. As such, three million doses of Sinovac vaccine donated by the People’s Republic of China in three batches totally arrived yesterday. As part of preventing the COVID-19 infection, 15.3 million of the people in target groups of regions and states including Nay Pyi Taw Council Area have been injected till 20 November, 10.4 million of whom have been vaccinated two times and 4.9 million injected for the first time.

Hence, the vaccinations have been undertaken for 25.8 million times till 20 November. In this regard, the data was inserted into the vaccination management information system-VMI, and vaccinated IDs with QR Code were issued. The fully vaccinated persons can show the documents for recognition of vaccination in the smooth travelling at and abroad. The Ministry of Health requested the people to accept COVID-19 vaccinations without fail, take the second time vaccination on the scheduled or in the nearest set period at nearby vaccination centres and urge the family members and friends to take fully vaccinations without fail.

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

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