19/11/21: 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗨𝗽𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗩𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺-MoH
Vaccination Coverage:The Ministry of Health would like to thank each and everyone for their continued support and solidarity for the COVID-19 vaccination program. As of 17 November 2021, Bhutan’s fully vaccinated coverage stands as follows:■ Overall population fully vaccinated: 76.8%■ Adults (18 years and above) fully vaccinated: 93.2%■ Children 12-17 years fully vaccinated: 92.8% Moving forward:● Upon the recommendation of the Government, the Ministry of Health is exploring the vaccination for children 5-11 years, total estimated (83,227 children) with the Pfizer pediatric vaccines. The Pfizer vaccine (Pediatric dose) has been recently approved for the use in children 5-11 years by the USA, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and as of now, only two countries (USA and Israel) have rolled out the vaccination for the children of the aforementioned age bracket. However, the Pfizer pediatric vaccine is still awaiting Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the World Health Organization (WHO).● Currently, we have 211,290 doses of mRNA vaccines in the country. The Ministry of Health is planning to provide COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to priority groups including people residing in the high risk areas.
01/10/21: 2nd Dose Moderna vaccination coverage for children 12-17 years-MoH
2nd Dose Moderna vaccination coverage for children 12-17 years in 15 districts as of 31stRead More
26/10/21: 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐒𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐑𝐢𝐬𝐤 𝐀𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬-MoH
Since the demarcation of high and low risk areas, proper medical services could not beRead More