Thailand to hasten vaccination for over 45, 000 teachers this week


A health worker calls a person to receive a dose of the Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination center set up at the Bang Sue Grand Station in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, June 7, 2021. - Bloomberg

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said that Bang Sue Grand station’s vaccination centre could provide vaccine to 11,000 people per day from May 24.

Until now, 209,340 Sinovac and AstraZeneca doses have been administered to the public.

Anutin added that the ministry had distributed the vaccines according to the amount sought by the departments and provinces.

Regarding vaccination of teachers, he said inoculation began on June 8. The ministry will accelerate the vaccination within this week for 45, 000 people so that schools can open as scheduled on June 14. - The Nation/Asia News Network

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