vaccination of elementary school students in badung bali will begin in january
The Badung Regency government will begin distributing the Covid-19 vaccine to elementary school students in January 2022.
As part of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination program in the Badung region, the Badung Health Unit plans to start distributing vaccines to children aged 6 to 11 in January 2022. They hope to acquire herd immunity against Covid. -19 in Badung children, as most schools have partially reopened for direct learning.
Badung Health Bureau Chief Dr Nyoman Gunarta confirmed that as part of the preparation phase of this program, government officials have been collecting data and continuously updating information on their health goal, the vaccination. "We plan to launch this program in January of next year, but we will continue to update our data until the end of this year." Dr Gunarta said Wednesday (11/24). Additionally, Gunarta explained, children who turn 6 in December will be included as vaccination targets in this program. Meanwhile, based on data from the Badung Covid-19 Handling Acceleration Task Force, 98% of vaccination targets in the Badung region have completed the second dose of Covid-19 vaccination.
426,508 of the 435,188 residents of Badung, including 8,147 medical staff, 52,223 civil servants, 178,039 community members, 34,452 elderly, 152,744 vulnerable residents and 53,126 children (aged 12 to 17) have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 on Tuesday (23/11). ).