In a telegram sent to the Chairman of the People’s Committees of the provinces and cities about the implementation of injections vaccines room COVID-19 For children aged 5-11 and the 3rd injection for people over 18 years old, the Ministry of Health said that currently, the progress of the 3rd injection for people aged 18 years and older has not reached the set target. 11 years old is still slow. Therefore, the Ministry of Health continues to remind localities to speed up the 3rd dose vaccination and for children aged 5-11.
According to the Ministry of Health, as of May 16, the whole country had injected 217 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, of which more than 2.5 million were given to children aged 5-11.
Most localities have organized vaccinations to ensure safety and science, achieve a high rate of basic full-dose vaccination for people aged 12 and over and are focusing on getting the 3rd dose for people aged 18 and over. Vaccination for children 5-11 years old.
However, currently, the progress of the 3rd dose injection (repeated dose) for people 18 years of age and older has not reached the set target.
In order to effectively use the COVID-19 vaccine, increase the coverage of the 3rd nose for people 18 years of age and older and the coverage for children aged 5-11, the Ministry of Health proposed to Chairman of People’s Committees of provinces and cities. strengthen directing relevant units to urgently deploy the 3rd injection for people aged 18 years and over, ensuring completion in the second quarter of 2022 under the direction of the Government.
Localities speed up the progress of vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 5-11, ensuring safety and effectiveness and completing vaccination for children despite vaccination conditions in the second quarter of 2022.
The Ministry of Health also suggested that provinces and cities strengthen communication about the COVID-19 vaccination campaign; implementing “go to every alley, knock from house to house, check every object” to ensure that vaccination subjects are not missed; mobilize people to participate in timely and complete vaccination to achieve the best disease prevention effect.
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