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Hanoi to conduct large-scale COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Hanoi is planning to carry out a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

The campaign targets all people aged between 18-65, with more than 5.1 million doses to be used.

After the municipal People’s Committee approves the plan, it will be published on the municipal Health Department’s website next week.

If the supply is ensured, Hanoi will try to deliver a maximum of 200,000 injections a day. The city is also establishing 824 vaccination stations, and deploying 100 mobile emergency aid teams to respond in case any post-injection reactions occur.

Deputy head of Hanoi’s Centre for Disease Control Khong Minh Tuan said that at present, all wards and communes have asked residents to register for inoculations. People can register for vaccination right at wards or communes where they live, or online via the COVID-19 vaccination portal.

The capital city has so far recorded 61 positive cases since July 4, including 23 cases related to arrivals from HCM City, the country’s current largest COVID-19 hotspot./.