Civil servants, older people receive Covid-19 vaccines

SINOPHARM Covid-19 vaccines donated by the People’s Republic of China were given to the remaining staff from Nay Pyi Taw Council Area yesterday morning at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw.


The 692 remaining staff members were vaccinated by physicians and healthcare volunteers from Nay Pyi Taw Public Health Department and the Tatmadaw Hospital (1000 beds).


The second round of the vaccination will also be given to the remaining staff on 28 and 30 July. Similarly, a total of 1,350 people aged 65 and over in Aungmyaythazan Township, Chanayethazan Township, Maha Aungmye Township, Chanmyathazi Township, Pyigyitagon Township, Amarapura Township and Patheingyi Township in Mandalay Region received the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine yesterday.


The vaccine injections were administered by the township administration council officials and healthcare workers. — MNA