The second 20,000 doses of Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine for the National Expanded Immunization Project were redistributed largely to Hanoi by the Ministry of Health.
Of the 20,000 doses planned for the National Expanded Immunization Project, the Ministry of Health for the Hanoi Center for Disease Control today is 12,880 doses. The remainder is for 6 hospitals, two universities and 5 sanitary and epidemiological hospitals.
Specifically, Bach Mai Hospital 1,500 doses; Central Pediatric 800 doses; Hue Central General Hospital 500 doses; Quang Nam Central General Hospital 300 doses; Hospital C Da Nang 300 doses; Cho Ray Hospital 1,500 doses.
Two universities, Hanoi Medicine and Public Health, receive 800 doses and 300 doses.
5 epidemiological institutes include: Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology 350 doses; The Central Highlands Hygiene and Epidemiology Institute 150 doses; Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City 400 doses; Nha Trang Pasteur Institute 170 doses; Institute of Vaccine and Medical Biology 50 doses.
According to the Ministry of Health, the implementation of injections for officials and employees of the units is in accordance with the right subjects. In case the units do not use up all the vaccines, the Department of Health of Hanoi coordinates with the National Expanded Immunization Project to coordinate and organize vaccination for other priority subjects according to regulations, ensuring effective use. fruit.
On April 16, the Ministry of Health also adjusted the distribution of vaccine Covid-19. 80,000 doses of Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine for the second round, for the military and 30,000 to the police, were redistributed largely to the provinces by the Ministry of Health.
Currently, about 50 provinces and cities are receiving vaccines against Covid-19 for the second round; The remaining provinces will continue to be granted in the coming time. The Ministry of Health requested localities to urgently plan and speed up the vaccination progress, complete the vaccination before May 5, 10 days earlier than the planned plan.
As of this afternoon, about 80,000 people have been vaccinated for both the first and second phase in 22 provinces and cities. Among them, there are 4 provinces: Bac Ninh, Ha Tinh, Cao Bang and Phu Yen that have deployed the second injection.
The number of vaccines deployed for the second round is a batch of more than 800,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine supplied by Covax, with a short term of only two months, expiry date of May 31.