18 August 2022
Ministry of Health has been conducting the COVID-19 vaccination programme in regions and states for the disease prevention and control.
On the 17th of August, residents in 1 township of Yangon Region, 26 townships of Ayeyawaddy Region and 7 districts of Mandalay Region received the COVID-19 vaccines. Also, students in 26 townships of Ayeyawaddy Region and 7 districts of Mandalay Region received the COVID-19 vaccines.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention. The Ministry of Health purchased millions of COVID-19 vaccines and also accepted millions donated by friendly countries.
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