HCMC: 70% adults have taken at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Thứ Sáu, 20/8/2021| 15:32

More than 5 million people in Ho Chi Minh City have been vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Friday, 72% of adults above the age of 18 have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Data on the Ho Chi Minh City Covid-19 Portal updated to the morning of August 20 shows that 7 districts have basically completed the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine for people over 18 years old. District 1, 5, 6, 7, 11, Phu Nhuan and Can Gio have the vaccination rate of over 80% while District of Go Vap, Binh Tan, Binh Thanh and Nha Be have slower rates.

According to statistics from the Covid-19 Vaccine Portal, the percentage of people above the age of 18 in Ho Chi Minh City who have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine is more than 72%.

The city has achieved the set target that 70% of its population has been vaccinated with at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of August. Ho Chi Minh City needs more than 13 million doses of Covid-10 vaccine to be fully vaccinated.

 

HCMC: 70% adults have taken at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine

70% adults in HCMC have taken at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

According to a report from the HCMC Department of Health, the city on Thursday administered the Covid-19 vaccine to 126,523 people, about 15,144 people less than the previous day.

The injection sites are orderly and no serious side effects have been reported.

HCMC received a total of 5,541,606 doses of vaccine from the distribution of the Ministry of Health and received at the warehouse of the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City.

Four vaccines were distributed and used, including 3,909,450 doses of AstraZeneca, 571,200 doses of Moderna, 73,710 doses of Pfizer and 987,246 doses of Vero Cell.

HCMC, the current epicenter of Vietnam's fourth coronavirus wave since late April, has recorded 164,342 local cases and 5,627 deaths.

The city has injected Covid-19 vaccine to 5,190.971 people after 6 rounds, starting from March 8.

Vietnam has vaccinated around 16 million people with at least one dose, and over 1.5 million people have been fully vaccinated.

The country aims to vaccinate 70 percent of its 96 million population by next year.

 

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