COVID-19 – Indonesia plans to inoculate 1 mln people per day as of July

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) was observing a mass COVID-19 vaccination some time ago. (The Indonesian Cabinet Secretariat)

Jakarta (Indonesia Window) – Indonesia is planning to inoculate one million people per day starting in July, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said after observing a mass COVID-19 vaccination held at a sport center in Tangerang, Banten province on Wednesday (June 9).

The head of state also urged authorities to accelerate the mass vaccinations across the country in order to success the current government’s target of 700,000 injections per day.


“We hope that in June the target for vaccinations per day of 700,000 can really be achieved so that in July we will have entered the target of vaccinations per day of one million,” he said.

The government aims to vaccinate 181.5 million people by next year.

So far, more than 11 million people in Indonesia have received two shots of vaccines. The country currently has approximately 76.2 million doses of ready-to-use vaccines.


The world’s fourth most populous country has recorded 1.87 million coronavirus infections and 52,162 deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country in March 2020.

Recently, the administration of the national capital Jakarta, home to over 10 million people, has started to open up vaccinations to anyone aged over 18 years old after receiving a permit from the Health Ministry.

Reporting by Indonesia Window 


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