29 July 64 – at 1:30 p.m. at the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong Director-General of the Department of Disease Control Announcing the vaccine management that the epidemic situation in Thailand The epicenter of the outbreak was Bangkok and surrounding areas There is a movement of infected people in other provinces. causing more outbreaks in other provinces However different in Bangkok There is a higher probability of infection. as well as the trend of Thailand Therefore, the cooperation between the Ministry of Health and various agencies Therefore it is very important to control the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Dr. Opas said that for the cooperation we have with Bangkok especially the health office There will be support for vaccines through the Subcommittee on Management of Vaccination against Coronavirus Disease 2019 Bangkok, allocated to various agencies. through the health office With various areas in Bangkok, it is important to work together to work proactively in the community. Comprehensive COVID 19 response Team (CCRT) has personnel from many agencies including Ministry of Public Health Office of Health Volunteer Security Department into the community
The objectives are: 1. Search for patients in the community. With a quick test method or Antigen Test Kit (ATK) 2. Vaccination in hard-to-reach groups, especially the elderly over 60 years old, people with congenital disease or a bedridden patient in the community which vaccination is difficult Therefore, this team will continue to support vaccination for high-risk groups. Including education. By CCRT, we have a total of 260 teams. 59,708 people have been vaccinated and screened for 81,290 suspected people.
Dr. Opas also said that in terms of vaccination Bangkok has vaccinated the first dose of 4,643,227 doses and the second dose 1,025,493 doses, total vaccination in Bangkok. 5,668,720 doses. Compared to the population in Bangkok where we set the vaccination target at 7,699,174 people, it is considered that the Bangkok vaccination is quite according to the plan. The planned plan is the end of the month. In July, there must be at least 5 million doses of vaccination in Bangkok, including defined risk groups. Must be vaccinated at 80 percent, it’s pretty close to the goal.
This is due to cooperation between the Ministry of Public Health. and the Department of Health For those who have been vaccinated in Bangkok In addition to reporting in the number system, the Department of Disease Control A random survey of 1,500 people in all 50 Bangkok districts was asked whether they had been vaccinated or not. It turned out that 76.5 hundred people had received at least one dose of the vaccine, most of which were AEST. Zenneca 74% Sinovac 23% There is also a question if you have an elderly person in your home, most of them 65.7% with vaccinations 79.92% see that our operations Able to achieve initial goals
It also supports screening for COVID-19. By the biosafety vehicle inspection unit, at 2 points at Thusemee Stadium and Rajamangala Stadium, can screen 1,500 people per day. It also sends qualified senders from the Department of Disease Control. Is a vigilant advisor in every group of districts, divided into 6 districts throughout Bangkok. However, the trend of the epidemic is still high. Measures that require cooperation with the people, especially those in Bangkok, are both wearing masks in the community. social distance and stay at home as much as possible
On the side of Dr. Panrudee Manomai Phibun Director of the Department of Health, Bangkok. said that the care of vaccines in the Bangkok by the Bangkok Communicable Disease Committee has set up a subcommittee to manage vaccines The sub-committee consists of representatives from hospitals from all sectors. together to consider whether the vaccine at the Ministry of Health How will the BMA be able to manage it? During this period, the policy is to provide vaccines for the elderly, 7 disease groups and pregnant women. in order to achieve the goal By the way, the subcommittee provides a plan to provide vaccines to all hospitals affiliated with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. 132 hospitals and provide disease control services in various outbreak areas including working at 25 cooperation units that cooperate with the Thai Chamber of Commerce, as well as the CCRT group, which is proactive in the community, with the goal of 2016 communities that are communities to be established by July 31 with both vaccination services Detect infection with AIK