Health Ministry Assures Enough Covid-19 Vaccines for Tourism Hubs
BANGKOK (NNT) - The Public Health Ministry has assured that there are enough doses of Covid-19 vaccine for people in Phuket and Surat Thani’s Samui Island to immunize local people before tourists return.
Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said 800,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine, which had arrived in Thailand on Saturday, would be distributed to important areas in Phuket and Samui Island at 100,000 doses and 50,000 doses, respectively.
He added that the government must distribute the vaccine in economic or tourism hubs first in order to boost Thailand’s economy.
Mr. Anutin also insisted that there was enough vaccine to deal with the present situation in Thailand.