Ministry of Health Has Distributed 191 Million Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine
Rancakmedia.com – The Covid-19 vaccination program in Indonesia started in mid-January. Since then until September 30, the distribution of vaccines by the Ministry of Health and PT Bio Farma (Persero) has reached 191 million doses.
The hundreds of vaccine doses consist of 49.9 million doses of Coronavac vaccine, 107.3 million doses of Bio Farma's Covid-19 vaccine, 20.7 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, 7.8 million doses of Moderna vaccine, 724 thousand doses of Sinopharm vaccine, and 4.4 million doses. of the Pfizer vaccine.
Minister of Communication and Informatics Johnny G. Plate stated that even distribution of vaccines to all regions in Indonesia is the main goal of the government in the national vaccination campaign.
"The sooner we distribute the vaccine, the sooner we can secure the entire Indonesian nation," said Johny in a press statement from the Covid-19 Task Force, Monday (4/10/2021).
As the only BUMN actively engaged in vaccine distribution, Bio Farma has distributed 56.1 million vaccine doses during September 2021.
It consists of 37.7 million doses of Coronavac, 8.2 million doses of AstraZeneca, 200 thousand doses of Sinopharm and 10.1 million doses of Pfizer.
The number of vaccine shipments in September 2021 increased from the August 2021 period which reached 42.8 million doses.
PT Bio Farma (Persero) COVID-19 Vaccination Spokesperson Bambang Heriyanto said the vaccine distribution procedure was adjusted to regional priorities and objectives set by the Government.
In fact, according to him, the distribution of vaccines throughout Indonesia is equally important in efforts to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak.
“Bio Farma continues to work closely with the Ministry of Health to provide vaccines. We guarantee a safe supply of vaccines to meet the requirements and requests from the Ministry of Health," said Bambang.
Conclusion Regarding the Covid-19 Vaccine:
The Covid-19 vaccination program in Indonesia started in mid-January. Since then until September 30, the distribution of vaccines by the Ministry of Health and PT Bio Farma has reached 191 million doses. The number of vaccine shipments in September 2021 increased from the August 2021 period, which only distributed 42.8 million doses.