Indonesia has deployed 83,566 police and military personnel to escort the COVID-19 vaccine since its arrival at Soekarno-Hatta Airport for supply to the state vaccine manufacturing firm Biofarma in West Java and distribution to numerous areas, a police officer stated, Pattern studies citing Xinhua.
The Indonesian police’s spokesman Brig. Gen. Rusdi Hartono stated the escort was a part of a joint operation amongst personnel of the military, the police and different related establishments to maintain well being protocols and make the nationwide vaccination program a hit.
Indonesia will begin the COVID-19 vaccination program on Jan. 13, 2021, with a goal of vaccinating 181.5 million folks till subsequent yr.
The primary interval of vaccination shall be from January to April 2021, for inoculating 1.3 million medical staff, 17.4 million public staff, and 21.5 million aged folks.
The second interval will run from April 2021 to March 2022 for 63.9 million weak folks and 77.4 million others.