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Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market


The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Public Health Ministry began rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations at the main market in Bang Khae on Wednesday.

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Bangkok governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang was also present to oversee the operation.

Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market

The BMA has readied 6,000 doses to deal with the Bang Khae cluster and aims to vaccinate up to 600 on the first day.

Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market

Meanwhile, a few people also showed up to take free Covid-19 tests at mobile testing units stationed at a public park near The Mall Bang Khae on Wednesday. Officials handed out queue cards to prevent crowds.

Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market

According to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), 53,840 people have received their first Covid-19 jab between February 28 and March 16.

Of them, 30,853 are medical personnel, 6,036 are officials who came in contact with Covid-19 patients, 2,814 are patients with chronic diseases and 14,137 are people living in high-risk areas.

Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market

Covid shots rollout kicks off in Bang Khae market

Published : March 17, 2021

By : The Nation