Bago, 27 January
In an attempt curb the spread of deadly coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Sports launched a covid-19 vaccination programme for healthcare workers in Bago Region this morning.
Over 8,000 healthcare workers in Bago Region will be vaccinated this morning. Senior officials from the region Department of Public Health received the first dose of covid-19 vaccine and supervised the immunization scheme.
Gathering points were designated in 28 townships in Bago Region to inoculate the medical staffs against covid-19 vaccine from 27 to 29 January as the first phase of covid-19 vaccine rollout.
Tin Soe (Bago)
Translated by Kyaw Htike Soe