VP Ma’ruf Amin Inspects COVID-19 Vaccination in Bandung
Date 29 September 2021
Vice President Ma’ruf Amin appreciated the National Resilience Council (Wantannas) and West Java Provincial Government for their roles and concrete contributions to speed up COVID-19 national vaccination drive through “Vaccination Movement for Second Dose Organized by Wantannas”.
“Vaccination is crucial as our effort to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and achieve herd immunity,” Ma’ruf Amin said when inspecting vaccination center of the National Resilience Council (Wantannas), at Al-Jabbar Mosque, Bandung, West Java, Wednesday (29/9).
He also applauded such collaboration and support from partners that made today’s vaccination possible in order to speed up vaccination drive, particularly for workers in industrial sector and construction sites.
He also expressed hope that the vaccination can fully protect the workers and public in general from COVID-19 infection.
Despite improvement in COVID-19 handling in Indonesia, the Vice President reminded all that the pandemic is not over yet. Therefore, he called on the public to receive their jabs, remain vigilant, and increase their awareness by maintaining discipline in adhering to the health protocols.
“I call for active roles from all parties to join hands with the Central Government and regional governments to disseminate information to the public and become a role model of healthy lifestyle for the public,” he remarked.
For the record, the vaccination center has set a target to administer COVID-19 vaccines to 10,409 workers, students (aged 12-17 years old) and their families, as well as to people living surrounding the center. The first dose was inoculated from 23-29 August 2021, while the second dose will be administered on 23-29 September 2021. (PRESIDENTIAL SECRETARIAT/UN)(RAS/MUR)