The Prime Minister asked the Ministry of Health to direct the study of vaccination against COVID-19 with the 4th dose for adults and the 3rd dose for children, and for children aged 3-5 years old.
The Government Office has just issued Document 1722/VPCP-KGVX dated March 19, 2022 conveying the Prime Minister’s direction on injecting, purchasing and promoting production. vaccines domestic.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh
Considering the report of the Ministry of Health on the situation and results of COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh requested the Ministry of Health to direct the research on the 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine for people. adult and dose 3 for children and injection for children from 3 to 5 years old; plans to purchase and promote domestic vaccine production, ensuring science, safety and effectiveness.
Statistics on the COVID-19 vaccination portal until 2:30 p.m. on February 17 showed that the country had injected a total of nearly 190 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
The number of COVID-19 vaccines given to people aged 18 and over is more than 170 million doses, of which the first dose is more than 70 million doses; nose 2 more than 68 million doses; additional dose of more than 12 million doses and nose 3 more than 19 million doses.
53/63 provinces and cities have a coverage rate of over 90% of 2 vaccines against COVID-19; The remaining 10/63 provinces and cities have the coverage rate of cape 2 from 82% – less than 90% including: Thanh Hoa, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Cao Bang, Son La, Dien Bien, Phu Yen, Tay Ninh, Tra Vinh, Binh Duong.
The number of COVID-19 vaccines given to children aged 12-17 is more than 16 million doses, including: 1st dose, more than 8 million doses; Nose 2 more than 7 million doses.
45/63 provinces and cities have a coverage rate of 2 vaccines COVID-19 for children in this age group over 90%; 10/63 provinces and cities with coverage rates of cape 2 from 80 to less than 90% include Hai Phong, Phu Tho, Bac Kan, Ha Giang, Quang Binh, Ninh Thuan, Gia Lai, Ho Chi Minh City, Tay Ninh, and Can. Poem.
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