11,500 Jakartans receive COVID-19 beatings at Bung Karno stadium
Jakarta (ANTARA) – At least 11,500 people took part in a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Saturday at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Senayan, said Colonel Puji Hartono, head of the army’s Moh Ridwan Meuraksa hospital. Indonesian.
The number of people vaccinated has exceeded the initial target of eight thousand beneficiaries, he said.
“It shows people’s enthusiasm for breaking free from the COVID-19 pandemic. They want the pandemic to end soon,” Hartono noted.
The vaccination campaign was aimed at residents with Jakarta Identity Cards (KTP) or those who live and work in Jakarta with the appropriate documents., he informed.
“We provide all services to residents of Jakarta, those who reside in Jakarta or work in Jakarta,” he added.
The Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine was administered during the mass vaccination program, it revealed.
The mass vaccination aimed to achieve herd immunity and Jakarta’s target to inoculate 8.8 million people by August 17, 2021.
“Of the total population of Jakarta, 8.8 million (will be vaccinated). God willing, before August 17, 2021, the target can be reached,” Hartono noted.
The number of Indonesians receiving their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine increased by 142,834 to 12,912,623 as of Friday afternoon, according to the COVID-19 Management Working Group.
Meanwhile, up to 552,594 Indonesians have received their first vaccine, bringing the total to 25,482,036.
Receivers of the first dose of vaccine represent 63.15 percent of the 40,349,049 recipients targeted for the first and second phases of the national immunization program.
The number of fully immunized Indonesians represents 32 percent of target recipients.
The government seeks to vaccinate 181.5 million citizens, or 70% of the country’s population, to create collective immunity against the virus.
To speed up immunizations, the government has made efforts to expand the capacity of immunization services.
As of Friday, June 25, 2021, daily coronavirus cases in Indonesia jumped by 18,872, bringing the total number of cases recorded since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 to 2,073,867, the COVID Response Task Force reported. -19.
Jakarta added the highest number of daily cases with 6,934, followed by West Java (3,846) and Central Java (2,118). (INE)
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