President witnesses COVID-19 vaccination in Ambon

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) observed the COVID-19 vaccination conducted for public service officers, religious leaders, and senior citizens in Ambon, Maluku Province, on Thursday.

The head of state, citing Maluku Governor Murad Ismail’s report, noted that the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered to 116 thousand people in Maluku Province, including 30 thousand individuals in its capital city Ambon.

“We are upbeat about achieving the target (of vaccination),” Jokowi noted on the sidelines of a mass vaccination conducted at the Dr J. Leimena General Hospital, Ambon.

On the occasion, the president also inaugurated the Dr J. Leimena General Hospital (RSUP), whose construction work began in 2017.

“We are optimistic of this hospital providing its highest services to people in the eastern part of Indonesia, especially in Maluku Province, and Ambon City,” he stated.

Jokowi expressed belief that RSUP Dr J. Leimena, with its large capacity, would cater to the public’s requirement of a health facility.

“This is a very large hospital, and we are optimistic that the people in eastern Indonesia would be offered treatment options at RSUP Dr J. Leimena,” Jokowi noted.

 

Source: Antara News

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