The number of new corona 19 confirmed cases fell to 400 in 20 days. However, sporadic outbreaks still continue. Even so, the vaccination speed has increased as the vaccine supply and demand have been breathless. In particular, following AstraZeneca and Pfizer, Janssen and Moderna will be vaccinated next month.
Next is reporter Kim Deok-hyun.
Tomorrow (31st), the first moder or vaccine that comes into Korea is 55,000 doses.
We plan to inoculate workers under the age of 30 in hospital level or higher medical institutions.
The AstraZeneca vaccine was limited to those under the age of 30 due to controversy over rare thrombus side effects, and this was the target who was not able to get the vaccine.
The vaccination begins in June.
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The vaccination rate for the elderly aged 65 to 74 began on the 27th, and the vaccination rate has exceeded 10%.
After a week, 60-64 years old and kindergarten and daycare teachers will also get the vaccine.
Following the existing AstraZeneca and Pfizer, Modena and Janssen vaccines will also be vaccinated next month.
However, even if the first goal is achieved, three-quarters of all citizens are not vaccinated, so it is necessary to achieve a 70% vaccination rate in order to achieve collective immunity.
The pre-reservation rate of vaccinations for senior citizens four days left until the deadline is currently 68%, and the government has been urging them to receive the vaccinations as much as possible, as the infection prevention effect is high and the risk of further transmission is low.
(Video coverage: Jeong Seong-hwa, video editing: Lee So-young)
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