December 4th local time, Thailand’s Ministry of Health revealed that it will receive the first batch of 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech from China.
The coronavirus vaccine will be distributed in three batches, arriving 200,000 doses in Thailand in February, 800,000 doses in March and 1 million doses in April.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut said that Thailand’s goal of vaccination against the novel coronavirus is to cover 50% of Thailand’s population, about 33 million people.
On the 4th, the Thailand Coronavirus Management Center released the latest data.
There were 745 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Thailand, 8,439 confirmed cases and 65 deaths.
Recently, the epidemic broke out in the wholesale market of Shambushakongfu Aquatic Products in central Thailand.
Thailand is facing a second wave of epidemics, and the anti-epidemic situation is relatively serious.