Government confirms 3 channels for vaccine registration
The Thai government says people (Thais) can avail of 3 channels to register for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout which begins on June 1. In addition, spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri says there will be no “walk-in” vaccination centres, after PM Prayut Chan-o-cha stopped the programme.
The PM says Thai nationals seeking a Covid-19 vaccine will be able to register through the Mor Prom platform, through on-site registration, and via special target groups who will receive vaccine supplies . The Bangkok Post reports that so far, over 7.4 million citizens, 800,000 of them in Bangkok, have registered using the Mor Prom platform. They include the elderly and those suffering with 7 chronic illnesses. From May 31, members of the general public who are under the age of 60 will be able to register.
Referring to the abolition of proposed walk-in centres, Anucha says on-site registration will be offered instead, to avoid people thinking they can just turn up and be vaccinated.
“Instead, people can drop by at vaccination stations and register and make bookings. This is just an option. In Bangkok, there are 231 vaccination stations at medical facilities and 25 others outside hospitals.”
Anucha says the third registration channel will see vaccines being distributed to certain target groups, including healthcare workers, teachers, and service workers.
Meanwhile, Chinese-donated supplies of the Sinovac vaccine will be administered by the Bangrak Vaccination and Health Centre in the capital, with the aim of vaccinating 180 people a day. It’s understood those doses are primarily reserved for 100,000 Chinese nationals in the Kingdom, as well as for Thai students who plan to study overseas. The centre will later expand the service to other foreign nationals.
Yesterday, another 1.5 million doses of Sinovac arrived at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. The Government Pharmaceutical Organisation has received 6 million doses of Sinovac since February and will take delivery of another 3 million doses next month.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post
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“The Government Pharmaceutical Organisation has received 6 million doses of Sinovac since February and will take delivery of another 3 million doses next month”
… and once they’re used up and people can rely on getting AZ registrations may go up …
Get it happening Thailand, stop playing snakes & latters. Can’t you tell I need a holiday.
Thailand’s guidelines, at the moment I can see better under- water. I need too spend money ?.
But oz government won’t let us travel, Australia is playing snakes & latters 2. I just got 2 get away from my iPad 4 a month. Toby Andrews our leader in south- east Asia make some phone calls & get things
happening 4 us…… please do ya best. We need u Toby………. just can’t wait 2 throw my phone, iPad & watch in the bin for 30-days…….
Oh you like AZ do you now @Lord Haw Haw (aka Simon small). You sure?