25,000 kids aged 6-11 vaccinated per day in Bali as province aims to complete first round this month

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One week into the vaccination drive for children aged 6-11 in Bali, the province has managed to handle pictures to a median of 25,000 youngsters per day — a cost that lags behind the provincial authorities’s goal.

The Bali Nicely being Firm said, as of Dec. 21, 108,204 of us inside the youngest age group have obtained their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine as a result of this system launched on Dec. 15. 

The provincial authorities initially centered a vaccination cost of 40,000 children per day in an effort to full the first spherical of jabs on 373,120 Balinese children sooner than the highest of the 12 months.

“Nevertheless the vaccination cost of 25,000 of us per day continues to be extreme,” Bali Nicely being Firm Head I Ketut Suarjaya said.

The province intends on speeding up the vaccination cost in an effort to fulfill its goal, nevertheless it would face a shortage of the Sinovac vaccine — the one vaccine permitted for use on the age group — on the island.

Suarjaya said that 100,000 doses of the vaccine have been shipped to Bali and is predicted to succeed in instantly, noting that the central authorities has been quick to fill potential gaps inside the island’s vaccine present.

Amongst all age groups, Bali has considered one of many highest vaccination costs in Indonesia.

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