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Narathiwat aims to jab over 60% of residents by August


Narathiwat on Thursday targeted vaccination of more than 60 per cent of its population by August.

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Governor Jessada Jitrat revealed that 500,000 (62.5 per cent) of the province’s 800,000 residents would be offered the jab over the next two-three months.

Jessada was speaking after a video meeting with Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paochinda to discuss Covid-prevention measures in the southern border province.

The Interior Minister has instructed all provincial governors to arrange public awareness campaigns on the benefits and importance of being vaccinated against Covid-19.

Jessada revealed that 11,177 people had so far signed up for the Covid-19 jabs in Narathiwat.

Published : May 13, 2021

By : The Nation