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Thailand plans to procure 84.8m doses, aims for 500,000 jabs daily


The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Thursday that the government’s aim is to administer 15 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month. The daily target will be at least 500,000 jabs, and this target has already been exceeded this week.

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The CCSA also revealed the government’s vaccine procurement plans for the rest of the year:

August 14.8 million doses
Sinovac 6.5 million
AstraZeneca 5.8 million
Pfizer (donated) 1.5 million
Sinopharm 1 million

September 15 million doses
Sinovac 6 million
AstraZeneca 7 million
Pfizer 2 million

October 21 million
Sinovac 6 million
AstraZeneca 7 million
Pfizer 8 million

November 17 million doses
AstraZeneca 7 million
Pfizer 10 million

December 17 million doses
AstraZeneca 7 million
Pfizer 10 million

Assistant CCSA spokesperson Dr Apisamai Srirangson added that the public can have confidence in the government’s vaccine distribution plan. The Public Health Ministry has also said it is monitoring the distribution and everybody should be vaccinated soon.

Thailand plans to procure 84.8m doses, aims for 500,000 jabs daily

Published : August 27, 2021