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President Had The First Covid Vaccination

Jakarta, 13/01/2020 MoF - President Jokowi had the first Covid-19 vaccination on Wednesday (13/01) at the State Palace, Jakarta. He stated this vaccination will be continued in all provinces, regencies and municipalities throughout Indonesia.

"After we have carried out this first vaccination, vaccinations will be continued in all provinces, districts and cities throughout the country," he said.

He said that this vaccination had received an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM), and a halal fatwa from the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

"This initial vaccination is carried out after we get an emergency use authorization from the BPOM and a halal fatwa from the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI)," he said while thanking the two institutions.

He emphasized that the Covid vaccination is important to break the chain of transmission of the Corona virus and protect health, safety and security for all Indonesians and help accelerate economic recovery.

Finally, he advised that even though vaccination has been carried out, people must remain disciplined with health protocols, wear masks, wash hands, maintain distance and avoid crowds. (nr/mr/hpy)