Bandung City Government Targets Vaccine Booster to Reach 50 Percent by End of August

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The Bandung City Government is targeting the third vaccination or booster to reach 50 percent by the end of August. Currently, the third vaccination has only reached 35.07 percent.

"There is still a 10-day lag time for us to carry out treatment ahead of Eid. The target is, by the end of August we can reach 50 percent for the third dose of vaccine," said the Daily Chair of the Covid-19 Task Force, Asep Gufron Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

It should be noted that the dose I vaccination in Bandung City has reached 113 percent. While the second dose reached 104 percent.

Asep said, each kelurahan will target 1,932 doses. The derivative target per week will be 33,500 doses of vaccination or 6,700 daily doses.

"This effort is to anticipate that there will be no spike like the previous months. Therefore, we must also collaborate with the region and the Health Office (Dinkes)," he said.

In this Eid al-Adha, the Bandung City Government ensures that the community can carry out the sacrificial service on 10 July with solemnity. Although currently there are new variants of Covid-19 cases, BA.4 and BA.5

For the relaxation of houses of worship, he said, the maximum capacity could be 100 percent. Even with the implementation of the slaughter of sacrificial animals.

Asep emphasized that the heads of sub-districts should record the places where the sacrificial animals will be slaughtered.

"We also need to remember that mouth and nail disease (PMK) has entered the city of Bandung, so to anticipate it
The sub-district heads also ensure that the animals are free of FMD," he added.

From the Covid-19 Task Force (Satgas) data, 12 BA.5 cases were recorded from Cimahi City. Three of them are domiciled in the city of Bandung.

"They have recovered and are negative because we are always monitoring," he said.

Overall, active confirmation of Covid-19 in Bandung City for seven days from 29 June-5 July 2022 reached 51 cases.

According to Asep, the increase in cases began to occur in early June 2022 due to the impact of high community mobility during the Eid and other holidays.

"Two sub-districts that have high active cases in Bandung are Lengkong with 40 cases and Arcamanik with 28 cases," he said. (din)*

Head of Discominfo Bandung

Yayan A. Brilyana