Surabaya to organize mass vaccination against COVID-19 at tourist sites



TEMPO.CO, JakartaThe Surabaya City Government is planning to conduct mass COVID-19 vaccinations in a number of tourist destinations to achieve the collective immunity goal following the enthusiastic reception from those participating in the vaccination program. from Surabaya Zoo (KBS) on Monday, September 14.

“We want to do it in other places too, but if we open it at Suroboyo Bridge, people will be hot because the area is different from KBS,” Surabaya Mayor Eri Cahyadi said on Tuesday (September 14th).

According to Eri, his camp would choose an open and wide area to hold the vaccination in order to maintain air circulation and avoid crowds. “We can hold it in other tourist attractions such as Kenjeren. And we can set up tents for more comfort, ”he said.

Eri also plans to set up vaccination centers in 130 sub-districts. “And deploy 22 mobile vaccination units from the police in the complex. We will also be visiting residents door-to-door.

With many vaccination centers available, Eri hoped that herd immunity in the metropolitan areas of Surabaya, Gresik and Sidoarjo could be achieved soon. “So that Surabaya can enter level 1 [public mobility restrictions or PPKM] or be classified as a green zone, ”Eri said.

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