Task Force: 10,045,575 Indonesians Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19

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  • A health worker is seen inserting a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe when injecting the COVID-19 vaccine to education personnel at the Jatiasih Public Health Center, Bekasi, West Java, Friday, April 9, 2021. The Ministry of Education and Culture targets 5.5 million teachers and educators following the COVID-19 vaccination until the end of June 2021. TEMPO / Hilman Fathurrahman W.

    A health worker is seen inserting a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe when injecting the COVID-19 vaccine to education personnel at the Jatiasih Public Health Center, Bekasi, West Java, Friday, April 9, 2021. The Ministry of Education and Culture targets 5.5 million teachers and educators following the COVID-19 vaccination until the end of June 2021. TEMPO / Hilman Fathurrahman W.

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A total of 10,045,575 people have participated in the COVID-19 vaccination carried out by the Indonesian government, according to data from the COVID-19 Handling Task Force on Sunday (4/11) afternoon.

    That figure was reported after an addition of 90,142 people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday.

    According to the data, there was also an additional 49,466 for people who received a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Then, 5,099,990 people have completed their COVID-19 vaccination, with each person having to get two vaccine shots.

    In the phase I and II vaccination, the government is targeting 40,349,049 people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, which includes health workers, public service workers and the elderly.

    The 40,349,049 people consist of 1,468,764 health workers, 17,327,167 public officials, and 21,553,118 elderly people.

    The government has set a target of vaccinating around 181.5 million Indonesians  to develop a herd immunity .

    Indonesia on Sunday reported an addition of 4,127 new COVID-19 cases, while 5,219 patients recovered and 87 people succumbed to the disease.

    Indonesian has recorded a total of 1,566,995 cases of COVID-19 since the government announced its first cases in March 2020, while 1,414,507 COVID-19 patients have recovered and 42,530 people have died.

    The country had 109,958 active COVID-19 cases on Sunday, a decrease of 1,179 people compared to the number on Saturday.

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    ANTARA