The Achievement of Elderly Vaccination in Batam is Still Low

The Achievement of Elderly Vaccination in Batam is Still Low

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Batam, Batamnews - The achievement of vaccination for teenagers (12-17 years) or students in Batam continued to increase.

In the latest update on October 9, 2021, it was recorded that 79.79 percent of Batam teenagers had been vaccinated with the first dose.

From Batam Government data, the number of students who have been vaccinated reached 94,047 people out of a total of 117,866 people.

In addition, about 3,969 vaccinator staff have been vaccinated within a day.

This figure also tended to decrease compared to daily achievements from October 4 to October 7, 2021.

"To date, our total achievements have reached 757,365 people receiving the first dose of vaccine (83.4%), and 542,960 people receiving the second dose of vaccine (59.8%)," said Head of Batam Health Office, Didi Kusmardjadi, Sunday (10/10). /2021).

Meanwhile, vaccination for human resources for health workers has exceeded one hundred percent for the first and second doses. Meanwhile, health workers who received the third vaccine booster only reached 4,380 people, or about 78.9 percent of the total target.

The target for the elderly to be vaccinated is still low, which is around 68.9 percent of the total 28,895 for the first dose, and only 40.8 percent who have received the second dose of vaccine.

Then the first dose of vaccine has been given to 89.3 percent of the total target public servants, and another 89.1 have received the second dose of vaccine.

"We currently have 90,030 doses of our total vaccine stock. Among them, 4,300 doses of Sinovac, 85,730 doses of AstraZeneca, and 5,586 doses of Moderna," said Didi.

(gea)