Students should be vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to school: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered authorities to seek proper vaccine sources and make students a priority group for vaccinations so they can return to school.

Vietnam has to date received about 28 million doses of vaccines from various sources. The country has administered about 19 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

Ho Chi Minh City, currently the hardest hit locality by COVID-19 in Vietnam, has recently announced its plans to vaccinate people aged 12-18 from September if there is a suitable vaccine source.

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