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12 deaths not directly linked to Covid-19 jabs, says DDC

Of the 27 people who died after receiving their Covid-19 jab, 12 were not directly related to the vaccine, while 15 others are under investigation, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) said on Wednesday.

The latest death was that of a 46-year-old Bangkok resident, who reportedly succumbed to complications after getting an AstraZeneca jab. Her body has been taken to Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital for an autopsy.

No details were available on the brand of vaccine taken by the other victims.

Dr Chawetsan Namwat, DDC representative, said so far 6,756,493 doses – 4,982,313 Sinovac and 1,774,180 AstraZeneca – have been allocated to vaccination venues nationwide.

Since April 28, 6,756,493 doses have been administered in the country.

Published : June 09, 2021

By : The Nation