Indonesia received 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccines from China
Indonesia received 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccines from China. Indonesia has received its first batch of 1.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China
Reuters quoted Indonesian President Joko Widodo as saying on the 6th that Indonesia received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China on the 6th local time. According to reports, the Indonesian government is preparing for a mass vaccination plan.
Zoko said at an online briefing that day that he had received 1.2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from China. According to reports, Indonesia has been testing the vaccine since August. Joko also said that the vaccine still needs to be evaluated by the Indonesian Food and Drug Administration (BPOM), and the government is still preparing to distribute the vaccine in this country of 270 million people.
Zoko also added that the Indonesian government plans to receive another 1.8 million doses of vaccine early next January. In addition, Joko revealed that Indonesia is expected to receive raw materials for 15 million doses of vaccine this month and 30 million doses next month.
Reuters mentioned that there has been an increase in the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19s in a single day in Indonesia in recent weeks. As of 9 a.m. on the 7th, Pacific Time, there were 575,796 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 in Indonesia and 17,740 deaths.