COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Depok reaches 58 percent

COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Depok reaches 58 percent

Archive - Students receive COVID-19 vaccination at the Setia Negara Vocational High School, Depok, East Java, August 28, 2021. (ANTARA PHOTO/ASPRILLA DWI ADHA/rst)

Depok, West Java (ANTARA) - The number of recipients of the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in Depok City, West Java, reached 943,001 people, or 58.44 percent of the total targeted 1.6 million.

According to the city government's press release received here on Saturday, the number of fully vaccinated people in Depok stood at 391,200 people, or 24.24 percent of the vaccination target.

Head of the Disease Prevention and Control Division of the Depok Health Service, Umi Zakiati, confirmed that in the group of medical workers, 17,009 people had received the first dose of vaccination, 15,625 had received the second shot, and 7,544 medical workers were administered the booster vaccine.

In the target group of public service workers, the first dose of vaccination was administered to 283,577 people, while the second dose of vaccination was given to 99,571 people.

"There is also one person who received the third dose of vaccination," Zakiati noted.


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In the target group of elderly people, 48,501 people received the first dose of vaccine, and 32,606 people were given the second dose of vaccine.

Among the vulnerable groups and the general public, 345,970 people received the first dose of the vaccine, while 175,564 people were fully vaccinated.

In the target group of children of the age group of 12 to 17 years, the first dose of vaccination was administered to 29,576 kids.

The Depok city government is intensifying inoculation activities to expedite vaccination coverage to achieve the target by December 2021.

Zakiati noted that through the "Gotong Royong" vaccination program, the first dose of vaccine was administered to 1,217 people, while the second dose of vaccine was injected to 1,029 people.


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In addition, during the vaccination activity conducted by the Depok Metro Police, some 248,737 people received the first dose of the vaccine, while 54,695 people were given the second dose of the vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccination services in Depok are available at the community health centers (Puskesmas), hospitals, and mass vaccination service centers at the village, sub-district, and school levels.

Zakiati appealed to residents to immediately register for vaccination by utilizing the vaccination services provided by the government to expedite vaccination coverage in an effort to achieve herd immunity in the community.


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