Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered to 11.3 million Indonesians

09-Jun-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM Print This Post

The Indonesian government administered the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 11,356,025 people, as of Tuesday, or an increase of 158,956 from the previous day, according to the COVID-19 Handling Task Force.

Meanwhile, the first dose was given to 484,564 people in a single day, thereby bringing the total to 18,260,482 individuals so far.

The Indonesian government has, until now, administered the COVID-19 vaccine mostly procured from China’s Sinovac in addition to the AstraZeneca vaccine obtained from the COVAX Facility.

The figure constitutes 28.14 percent of the total 40,349,049 people targeted by the government to receive vaccines in stages I and II prioritising health workers, the elderly, and public officials.

The government has set a target to vaccinate a total of 181.5 million Indonesians, or 70 percent of its total populace, to build herd immunity against the novel coronavirus disease.

Some 1,393,951 healthcare workers have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process out of the total targeted 1,468,764 healthcare workers.

A total of 2,347,490 elderly people received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine out of the targeted 21,553,118 senior citizens.

A total of 7,613,387 public officials received two jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine out of the 17,327,167 people targeted by the government.

Indonesia recorded the addition of 6,294 fresh COVID-19 cases within the last 24 hours, while 5,805 COVID-19 patients made a recovery and 189 people succumbed to the virus.

https://en.antaranews.com/news/176114/two-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine-administered-to-113 million-indonesians

 

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