Basic Min Aung Hlaing, 64, seized energy of the nation on February 1 in a army coup that ousted the democratically elected authorities. Following this he was appointed as Myanmar’s chief. On Friday, Basic Hlaing introduced two million doses of the Covid vaccine shall be despatched to Myanmar by Russia to assist fight the file variety of instances and deaths.
“I told them that I want two million and they will give,” he mentioned on army-owned Myawaddy tv.
Russia is among the few international locations that help the army authorities, which has been condemned globally.
Myanmar has administered at the very least 3,500,000 doses of Covid vaccines.
That is roughly 3.2 % of the inhabitants.
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Compared, Myanmar recorded lower than 50 instances each day at first of Could.
Over the previous week, the nation administered round 5,000 doses of the Covid vaccine every day.
This implies, at this tempo, it’s going to take an additional 2,130 days to vaccinate 10 % of the inhabitants.
The healthcare system within the nation struggled underneath the strain of the pandemic earlier than the army coup at first of February.
Nevertheless, since then 1000’s of medical professionals have joined a mass civil disobedience marketing campaign protesting towards the present regime.