Covid-19 vaccination begins in Yangon region for the 55-64 age bracket

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YANGON, Sept 18 (Eleven Media Group/ANN): Covid-19 vaccinations started on Saturday in the Yangon Region for the 55-64 age bracket, according to the regional Ministry of Health.

Sinopharm vaccine from China was being used in these vaccination efforts.

The regional health authority said that vaccinations for people in the over-65 age bracket continue to be available if residents have not received a dose or have not completed the full regimen.

Sinopharm vaccines have been administered for the over-65 age bracket since August 2.

Myanmar on Friday night (Sept 17) reported 2,187 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 as well as 75 more deaths from the coronavirus epidemic in the past 24 hours.

The health ministry said the new cases brought the total number of Covid-19 infections in the Asian country to 442,928, including 16,944 deaths.

An additional 2,191 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on Friday, bringing the total number of recoveries from the pandemic in Myanmar to 393,459.

COVID-19 infection was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year. - Eleven Media Group/ANN

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