The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, stated that Bali Province plans to vaccinate 3 million people or 70 percent of the 4,3 million population on the island of Bali.
“To achieve the three million vaccinations, the number of people who have been vaccinated in Bali is 139.884 people and 2.860.116 Balinese people have not been vaccinated, so I am currently struggling so that 2.860.116 people will get vaccinated immediately,” said Koster, on Tuesday (23/3).
He also informed that starting Monday, March 22, 2021, to April 4, 2021, or for 14 days, vaccinations will be carried out in three green zones which became tourist destinations, totaling 170.487 people.
Starting from the Ubud area, Gianyar Regency, this includes the sub-districts of Ubud, Kedewatan, Sayan, and Petulu, totaling 47.045 people. The Nusa Dua area in Badung Regency and its surroundings, includes ITDC, Benoa Village, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran, and Tuban totaling 87.715 people, and the Sanur, Denpasar area, covering Sanur Village, Sanur Kauh, and Sanur Kaja totaling 35.727 people.
“The number of vaccines needed reached 5.720.232 doses, then the number of vaccines that had been received was 710.480 doses, and the number of additional vaccines needed is 5.009.752 doses,” he explained.
He added, the timing of vaccination on the island of Bali will last 100 days, namely, from March 23 to June 30, 2021, with the target population of 28.602 people being vaccinated per day and will be carried out every day starting at 8:00 a.m. until finished.
So, to make this vaccination a success, Koster revealed that the resources needed in the form of vaccinators are 716 people and the resources for these vaccinators come from District and City Provincial Health personnel as well as the army and police.
“There are also as many as 4.296 vaccination support personnel, 2.864 health workers, 1.432 non-health workers. Other supporting personnel are also urgently needed, including provincial, district, municipal, military, police, and local health personnel. , “he added.
Koster also hopes that the synergy of supporting agencies or institutions starting from the army and police, universities, and professional organizations can be carried out in cooperation. Funding comes from the Provincial APBD, Regency, and City APBD, as well as other parties administering vaccinations.
“Meanwhile, the provision of vaccines is the responsibility of the Central Government which is allocated through the Provincial Government,” explained Koster.
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