COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage in Cambodia Rises to Over 27%

Cambodia’s vaccination coverage against COVID-19 pandemic reached 27.54 percent or some 2,754,341 of the planned 10 million people to be vaccinated, as of June 6.

The figures were shared by the National Ad-hoc Commission for COVID-19 Vaccination, adding that of them, 2,184,301 have already got their second doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

Members of the diplomatic corps, staff of UN agencies and international organisations and their family members were among the vaccinated people.

Yesterday, the Phnom Penh municipal administration announced to launch on June 10 the vaccination campaign in three more Khan – Daun Penh, Chroy Changvar, and Prek Pnov – in addition to Khan Chamkar Mon, 7 January, Chbar Ampov, Boeung Keng Kang, Sensok and the Red zones.

Cambodia has set to vaccinate around 10 million people or 62 percent of the total population against COVID-19 and up to the half of 2022, more than 95 percent are expected to be inoculated.

The Kingdom has so far received over 6 million doses of vaccines: 1.7 million doses of China-donated Sinopharm, 4 million doses of Sinovac bought from China, and 324,000 doses of AstraZeneca/SII (COVISHIELD) via COVAX Facility. 500,000 more doses of Sinovac are expected to arrive in Cambodia tomorrow.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press