Prayut apologizes for vaccine allotment hiccups

 Prayut apologizes for vaccine allotment hiccups

Prayut Chan-o-cha offering a speech during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา Prayut Chan-o-cha / Facebook.



BANGKOK (NNT) – The Prime Minister has apologized to people who may have had their vaccine appointments rescheduled due to changes in vaccine allotment, promising to improve distribution for better access in all provinces.

After the Cabinet meeting today, the Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha revealed the government has issued a new vaccine allotment plan for more efficient and equitable distribution, while ensuring all provinces have access to the supply.

He said provinces will be assigned a quantity of vaccines based on crucial factors such as population size, age structure, number of COVID-19 cases, presence of vulnerable groups, occupational structure, as well as the economic or tourism importance of the area.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Tanakorn Sangiam,
Rewriter: Hugh Brammar
National News Bureau of Thailand



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