Jakarta Receives 39,200 Covid-19 Vaccine Vials

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaHead of the Jakarta Health Agency’s resources unit, Ani Ruspitawati, on Monday said the capital city has received 39,200 Covid-19 vaccine vials on January 4 with additional 80,840 more to arrive on January 7.

    “In total we will be receiving 120,040 vaccine vials in the first phase of the delivery,” Ani confirmed to journalists today.

    She elaborates that the first phase of Indonesia’s Covid-19 vaccination will be prioritized for healthcare workers that are currently treating patients in the city’s healthcare facilities. The agency will wait for instructions from the Central Government before the vaccines are injected to the general population. 

    The Jakarta administration is eyeing to commence the vaccination in the second and third week of January with the city’s deputy governor Ahmad Riza Patria on Monday, January 4, stating that the official target is to vaccinate 20,473 people each day. 

    Also Read: Indonesia to Kick Off COVID-19 Vaccination Program Next Week

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