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Today, September 2, Indonesia Again Receives as many as 1.2 Million Doses of Pfizer Vaccine

Deputy Minister of Health, Dante Saksono Harbuwono said, the arrival made Indonesia have 220 million doses of vaccines from various brands, both in

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TRIBUNBATAM.id - The Indonesian government again received the arrival of the 47th phase of the vaccine from Pfizer in the amount of 1,195,740 doses on Thursday, (9/2/2021). 

Deputy Minister of Health, Dante Saksono Harbuwono said, the arrival made Indonesia have 220 million doses of vaccines from various brands, both in bulk and ready-made vaccines

For the vaccine produced by Pfizer, Indonesia is planned to receive 54.6 million.

A total of 1.5 million doses have been received previously.

Dante explained that it took 26 weeks to reach 50 million injections since the national vaccination program began in January.

By the end of August, Indonesia had reached 50 million injections for the second time, in just six weeks. 

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"The acceleration of vaccination has been such that we are getting more and more experience to carry out vaccinations more quickly," said Dante.

During the month of August, vaccine stocks have increased by about 43 million doses, with 15.2 million distributed in the fourth week, and 20.3 million in the fifth week of August and early September.

Illustration Pfizer Vaccine
Illustration Pfizer Vaccine (Channel News Asia)

Dante is optimistic that with the support of the entire community, including the government, regional health department, the TNI, Polri, community organizations and the private sector, the target of 2.3 million doses per day by September can be achieved.

He added that the trend of decreasing confirmed cases of Covid-19 in various provinces by 25 percent still continued compared to the previous week, followed by the recovery rate which continued to increase.

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