More than 660 foreigners aged 18-70 who are living in the HCMC’s District 7 received shots of AstraZeneca and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines in Tan Phong and Tan Phu wards on August 5.
|People at a vaccination site comply with Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures. (Photo: SGGP)|
At the vaccination site at the Phu My Hung Sale Gallery in Tan Phu Ward, many foreigners were early present and strictly complied with social distancing measures, directions and specifications under the prevention and control of Covid-19.
Tan Phu Ward has about 8,000 foreigners of 70 foreigners of various nationalities. Most of them are Korean people. They are mainly living in apartments. The local authorities coordinated with the management boards of apartments to inform immunization schedules in Vietnamese and English languages, said Chairman of the People’s Committee of Tan Phu Ward, Tran Quang Quynh.
|Medical workers offer health check before vaccination. (Photo: SGGP)|
According Chairwoman of the Tan Phong Ward Nguyen Thi Kim Thanh, there are nearly 7,000 foreigners who are mostly living in three quarters in the Phu My Hung Urban Area.
Mr. Kim Myung Wan, 53 and his wife who are South Korean have lived in District 7 for nearly 15 years received Covid-19 vaccines at the Ben Du Thuyen (SaiGon South Marina Club) in Tan Phong Ward. He expressed his thanks to the Vietnamese Government to organize vaccination program for foreign people in the city.
|A Canadian receives Covid-19 vaccine shot. (Photo: SGGP)|
District 7 has more than 17,775 foreigners of 106 nationalities. As of present, 84,298 people of the district were vaccinated.
Ho Chi Minh City is carrying out a plan of Covid-19 vaccination for consular officers and foreigners in the city.
More than 1,000 employees of foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Hanoi, including over 100 foreigners, received COVID-19 vaccine shots on July 13.