14 August 2022
Ministry of Health has been conducting the COVID-19 vaccination programme in regions and states for the disease prevention and control.
On the 12th of August, residents in 26 townships of Ayeyawaddy Region, 7 townships of Rakhine State and 7 districts of Mandalay Region received the COVID-19 vaccines. Also, on the 12th of August, students and novices in 26 townships of Ayeyawaddy Region, 2 townships of Rakhine State, 7 districts of Mandalay Region and Hopang Township of the Wa Self-Administered Division received the COVID-19 vaccines.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention. The Ministry of Health purchased millions of COVID-19 vaccines and also accepted millions donated by friendly countries.
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