29 September 2022
Ministry of Health has been conducting the COVID-19 vaccination programme in regions and states for the disease prevention and control. On the 28th of September, residents in 1 township of Yangon Region, 26 townships of Ayeyawaddy Region, 4 townships of Rakhine and Chin states and 7 districts of Mandalay Region received the COVID-19 vaccines.
Also, students in 5 townships of Rakhine and Chin states and 7 districts of Mandalay Region received the COVID-19 vaccines. Masks campaigns are also underway in regions and states. 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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