More vaccines supplies needed
10 Jun 2021 at 09:09
People prepare to receive a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Fashion Island shopping centre on Wednesday. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)
More Covid-19 vaccine supplies will be sought for Bangkok, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday.
He visited a vaccination unit at a shopping mall in Bang Khae which is
of injecting at most 3,000 people with a Covid-19 vaccine per day but is currently supplied with only 500
He didn't explain how the
came about. It comes
reports some people are being kept waiting for hours for a
The lower-than-expected amount of vaccine supplies came
the fact that about 2 million
of the vaccine were allocated to Bangkok last week for the mass vaccination
which started on Monday.
Bangkok has been
a dark red
or maximum- and strict-control
by the Public Health Ministry since the new wave of infections began.
As of Wednesday, 70 major
of Covid-19 infections have been detected in 35 districts of Bangkok, said the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
: to officially give something to someone - จัดสรร, จัดแบ่ง
: at the same time as - ท่ามกลาง
: able to do something; very good at a job - มีความสามารถ
: group of people, animals or things close together - กลุ่ม
: marked, separated, or given a name for a particular purpose - ถูกกำหนด
: used to show that something happened or is true although something else might have happened to prevent it; used to show that somebody did not intend to do the thing mentioned - ถึงอย่างไรก็ตาม, ทั้ง ๆ ที่
: an amount of drug that has been measured so that you can take it - ปริมาณยาที่ให้ต่อครั้ง
: a planned effort to achieve something - การผลักดัน,ความพยายาม
: a vaccination - การฉีดวัคซีน
: an amount which is less than the level that was expected or needed - จำนวนที่ขาดไป, ปริมาณที่ขาดไป
sought (past tense of seek)
: tried to get/do something; asked for something - พยายามได้, พยายามได้มา
: an area that has an important or typical feature; an area where a particular activity is allowed or not allowed - พื้นที่, บริเวณ, เขต
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