Bình Dương and Đồng Nai, the two southern provinces neighbouring HCM City, are set to roll out 1.5 million doses of Sinopharm Vero Cell vaccines they received from the southern city
A total of 85,608 people in HCM City were vaccinated with Sinopharm's Vero Cell vaccine on Saturday only, and all was safe, the municipal Department of Health declared on Sunday.
There have been some public concerns and pronounced hesitancy against the Chinese vaccine, despite the fact that WHO and Vietnamese health authorities have approved Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use.
One million doses of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine Vero Cell have arrived in HCM City on Saturday, as part of the five million doses deal, the health ministry announced.
Medical supplies for the effort were handed over at a ceremony held at Wattay International Airport in the country's capital Vientiane on Tuesday morning.
A series of road constructions to neighbouring HCM City has caused the real estate market in Long An Province to soar.