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Thousands of Hanoians receive vaccinations at night

In order to speed up mass testing and vaccination against Covid-19 for its residents, Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi has organized vaccinations both day and night.

On the evening of September 9, thousands of people in Hoan Kiem district went to the Vietnam – USSR Friendship Cultural Palace for vaccinations.

According to the chairman of Hoan Kiem District People's Committee, Pham Tuan Long, the district is carrying out the 5th testing campaign with 40,000 samples. Along with mass testing, the district is also organizing a vaccination campaign. As of September 7, more than 62,000 local residents had been vaccinated, reaching nearly 60% of the district population.

To speed up vaccination progress, people also get vaccination at night. People 65 years old and over are among the priority subjects this time.

VietNamNet’s Pham Hai took photos at the vaccination site in Hoan Kiem District on the evening of September 9:

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

On the evening of September 9, thousands of people in Hoan Kiem district went to the Vietnam – USSR Friendship Cultural Palace for vaccinations.

 

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

People have their temperature checked before entering a queue for vaccination procedures.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Volunteers are ready to support the elderly.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Screening examinations are conducted before vaccinations.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Nguyen Vinh Hong, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Cua Nam ward, told VietNamNet that many wards in Hoan Kiem District such as Cua Nam ward, Tran Hung Dao, Hang Gai organized vaccinations at night on September 9.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

 Mrs. Do Thi Mau, 83, waits for her turn.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Mr. Quang Phung, 90, said he was very happy to get the first dose of vaccine.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Mrs. Pham Ngoc Lien, 89, came to the vaccination with her children and grandchildren.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Mr. John Charles Relly and Mrs. Nina Ruth McCcoy (American citizens) were very happy to have an invitation from the Cua Nam Ward People's Committee to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Khuat Thi Trang and her relatives arrived early at the vaccination site.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Ms. Han, 31, wears a raincoat while waiting for her turn to get vaccinated.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

Nearly 500 residents of  Cua Nam Ward, Hoan Kiem District, were vaccinated on the evening of September 9. Many of them were 65 years old and more.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội
Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

People stay at the vaccination site for 30 minutes for health monitoring after being vaccinated.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

In addition to vaccinations, Hoan Kiem district has organized random quick testing of Covid-19 for people waiting to get a vaccination.

Nghìn người tiêm vắc xin tới đêm khuya ở Hà Nội

About 2,000 people were vaccinated at the Vietnam-USSR Friendship Cultural Palace on September 2.

Pham Hai

Hanoi's anti-epidemic path

Hanoi's anti-epidemic path

  Hanoi’s people and businesses will continue to live under social distancing because that is the "best way to live" with the virus when the vaccination rate is low to effectively contain the disease.  

 

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