Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

By Giang Huy   September 10, 2021 | 01:42 pm GMT+7
Some wards in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District set up all-day Covid-19 vaccination sites on Thursday.
Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

At 6:30 p.m. people in Cua Nam, Hai Ba Trung and Hang Gai wards sign up for vaccination at the Viet-Xo Friendship Labor Cultural Palace.

Hanoi is trying to vaccinate everyone aged over 18 before September 15.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

People line up in front of the Cultural Palace at 7 p.m.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

Elderly people receive quick health checks prior to vaccination.

Authorities have immunized over 2.8 million people so far, or around 40 percent of adults, with over 317,000 being fully vaccinated.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

People undergo health checks before getting a shot.

The city Department of Health has urged ward authorities not to impose a limit on the number of people being vaccinated and simplify vaccination procedures.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

A senior is accompanied by a family member to the vaccination site.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

A man receives a shot.

People are vaccinated with AstraZeneca shots. Between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday, the district managed to vaccinate 2,400 people.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

Tran Thi Quy, 88, is brought by a family member to be vaccinated.

"My family is glad she was vaccinated," Lien, Quy's relative, said. "I was a bit hesitant at first because she's old."

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

People stay back at the site after vaccination so that they could be monitored for side effects.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

People sign up forms to confirm they received a Covid-19 vaccine.

Hanoi district runs day-long Covid vaccination campaign

Health workers get some well-deserved rest during the vaccination.

Pham Ngoc Hoa, a health worker, said: "We began vaccinating people at 7 a.m., ate at different times, and continued to work all the way until 11 p.m. We will continue as long as there are still people."

 
 
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