Meanwhile, more vaccines are to be distributed for public transport staff in preparation for the country’s reopening.
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) deputy governor Sophon Pisutthipong said that as of the data collected until Monday, the first dose of the virus vaccine has been administered to 105.63 per cent or 8,132,826 of Bangkok residents. The second dose has been given to 5,437,553 Bangkokians, accounted for 70.63 per cent and is expected to reach 80 per cent on October 30.
Sophon also said that BMA has ordered the related officials to accelerate the vaccination survey among the public transport group, especially taxi, tuk tuk and motorcycle taxi drivers, in order to request more vaccines from the Public Health Ministry for the preparation of the country’s opening on November 1.
Published : October 21, 2021
By : THE NATION