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Pressure Grows to Reach Vaccination Target

The government has targeted vaccinating 181.5 million people by the end of January 2022, with a separate vaccination target to follow.

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Kalman (50), the Baduy indigenous community, prepares to get the Covid-19 vaccine at the Ciboleger Terminal, Lebak, Banten, Thursday (14/10/2021). It is targeted that 200 Baduy people get the Covid-19 vaccination. Indigenous peoples are one of the vulnerable groups that are prioritized for Covid-19 vaccinations.

LEBAK, KOMPAS—Efforts to accelerate the nationwide COVID-19 vaccine rollout is facing greater hurdles. A strategy must be devised to achieve the vaccination target and reach potential recipients who live in outer and remote regions.

According to data from the Health Ministry, 104.8 million people have received the first jab and 60.7 million people have been fully vaccinated with two doses. Tougher challenges lie ahead to achieve the inoculation target of 208.2 million people.

Syahnan Rangkuti