Phuket authorities set the goal of vaccinating 100,000 people in April before the opening of the province on July 1 in line with plans for accepting vaccinated foreign tourists without quarantine.
Phuket Governor Narong Woonclew has urged all Phuket residents to prepare for the inoculation and sign up on the health officer website after an urgent meeting with agencies and community leaders to discuss the allocation of the Covid-19 vaccine.
He said 300,000 doses of vaccine would arrive in May according to the government’s promise, 200,000 in June, and 260,000 in July, totaling 920,000 doses.
The governor asked local people to quickly register for vaccination before March 31. If the number of vaccinated people did not reach at least 50,000, it might affect vaccine procurement plan in the future.