Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

By Giang Huy   September 10, 2021 | 06:03 pm GMT+7
Cat Linh Ward in Hanoi's Ba Dinh District is among the first areas in the capital to test people for Covid-19 and vaccinate them all at once.
Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

Cat Linh Ward erected a site for both Covid-19 testing and vaccination near Hang Day Stadium. Testing and health check-up booths are situated along Trinh Hoai Duc Street.

The ward plans to test and vaccinate over 400 people aged 65 and above Friday.

Hanoi is aiming to mass test the entire city and vaccinate all its adult population with at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot by Sept. 15.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

A woman is instructed on how to medically declare herself and have all questions answered before testing and vaccination.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

A woman has her samples taken for Covid-19 testing before vaccination.

Ba Dinh District on Friday collected samples from the whole district for testing, with support from the nearby Phu Tho Province. Nearly 4,000 health workers from 11 localities have been dispatched to Hanoi to help with Covid-19 testing and vaccination.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

A health worker uses a quick Covid-19 test kit on those about to be vaccinated. Results would be available before shots are given.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

Two elderly women have their blood pressure checked before vaccination.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

As everyone who came to the vaccination site Friday are elderly, health check-ups are very important. Most attendees are accompanied by family members.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

After being tested and having their health checked, people would enter Trinh Hoai Duc Stadium to be vaccinated. The vaccine to be used is manufactured by Sinopharm.

Hanoi had recently received nearly a million Covid-19 vaccine doses by Sinopharm.

Hanoi deploys simultaneous Covid testing, vaccination sites

People have their health monitored after receiving their shots.

 
 
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