Grab sets up drive-through vaccination spots across Indonesia

Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab through its Indonesian branch is setting up drive-through vaccination spots across Indonesia in cooperation with the government to help the world’s fourth-most populous nation inoculate more than 180 million people against Covid-19.

The program, which started on February 28 on Bali island is the first such initiative in Southeast Asia, Grab Indonesia president Ridzki Kramadibrata said.

According to a Bloomberg News report, Indonesia has made it mandatory for eligible citizens to take a jab. The nation is aggressively rolling out a mass-inoculation campaign as it struggles to contain the largest coronavirus outbreak in Southeast Asia. It plans to vaccinate 70 million people by August, roughly a third of the total target of of 181.5 million people.

The Indonesian government, via PT Bio Farma and PT Kimia Farma, will supply shots made by Moderna and Sinopharm for use in the vaccination program, the report said.

Grab drivers and tourism workers receive first shots in Bali

As a start, the Grab vaccine center in Bali is prepared to dispense around 840 shots a day for a total of over 5,000 vaccinations a week, the company said in a statement. The first center plans to vaccinate 2,500 drivers in the transportation sector, including Grab drivers and delivery partners, as well as 2,500 tourism workers in Bali.

More drive-through centers will be set up soon in various cities across Indonesia, Kramadibrata said.

As of February 27 , 1.47 million people in Indonesia have received their first dose of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine, while over 980,000 have already taken their second. Around 1.33 million people in the country have been infected and almost 36,000 died from the virus so far.



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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab through its Indonesian branch is setting up drive-through vaccination spots across Indonesia in cooperation with the government to help the world’s fourth-most populous nation inoculate more than 180 million people against Covid-19. The program, which started on February 28 on Bali island is the first such initiative in Southeast Asia, Grab Indonesia president Ridzki Kramadibrata said. According to a Bloomberg News report, Indonesia has made it mandatory for eligible citizens to take a jab. The nation is aggressively rolling out a mass-inoculation campaign as it struggles to contain the largest coronavirus outbreak in Southeast...

Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab through its Indonesian branch is setting up drive-through vaccination spots across Indonesia in cooperation with the government to help the world’s fourth-most populous nation inoculate more than 180 million people against Covid-19.

The program, which started on February 28 on Bali island is the first such initiative in Southeast Asia, Grab Indonesia president Ridzki Kramadibrata said.

According to a Bloomberg News report, Indonesia has made it mandatory for eligible citizens to take a jab. The nation is aggressively rolling out a mass-inoculation campaign as it struggles to contain the largest coronavirus outbreak in Southeast Asia. It plans to vaccinate 70 million people by August, roughly a third of the total target of of 181.5 million people.

The Indonesian government, via PT Bio Farma and PT Kimia Farma, will supply shots made by Moderna and Sinopharm for use in the vaccination program, the report said.

Grab drivers and tourism workers receive first shots in Bali

As a start, the Grab vaccine center in Bali is prepared to dispense around 840 shots a day for a total of over 5,000 vaccinations a week, the company said in a statement. The first center plans to vaccinate 2,500 drivers in the transportation sector, including Grab drivers and delivery partners, as well as 2,500 tourism workers in Bali.

More drive-through centers will be set up soon in various cities across Indonesia, Kramadibrata said.

As of February 27 , 1.47 million people in Indonesia have received their first dose of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine, while over 980,000 have already taken their second. Around 1.33 million people in the country have been infected and almost 36,000 died from the virus so far.



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