Pol.Gen. Aswin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, together with executives of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), had a site visit to inspect the readiness of COVID-19 vaccination service units outside hospital: “Cooperative COVID-19 Vaccination Service Unit: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration – Board of Trade of Thailand”, and distributed alcohol-based hand sanitation gel to the people at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Head Office of Siam Commercial Bank, and ICONSIAM.
Governor of Bangkok revealed that COVID-19 vaccination service today was provided for the general public who have registered under the project called “Thai Ruam Chai, Krungthep Plod Phai (Thais join hearts, Bangkok is safe)” via three main channels, namely www.ไทยร่วมใจ.com, PaoTang mobile wallet application, and convenient stores who participated in the project. During June 7 – 14, 2021, each of the 25 COVID-19 vaccination service units outside hospital of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and Board of Trade of Thailand will provide vaccination service for 500 people every day starting from 10.00 hrs. Therefore, the BMA invites the people who have already had the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to receive the second dose on schedule. The people also encouraged to strictly and continuously comply with COVID-19 preventive measures specified by the Government.
Pol.Capt. Pongsakorn Kwanmuang, BMA Spokesman, revealed that all 25 Cooperative COVID-19 Vaccination Service Units of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration – Board of Trade of Thailand will provide AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines. It is expected that during June 7 – 14, 2021 the units will be able to serve 12,500 people per day. Then, during June 15 – 30, 2021, the units will be able to provide service to 25,000 people per day. During July – August 2021, the units will be able to provide service to 40,000 people per day. However, if receiving additional vaccines, the BMA will be able to increase its capacity in providing services as all organizations and agencies under the BMA have already been prepared for this.
The Cooperative COVID-19 Vaccination Service Units of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration – Board of Trade of Thailand located at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and ICONSIAM are divided zones of service into points, namely identity check point, initial information screening point, blood pressure measurement point, registration point, vaccination/symptom observation point, and point for receiving 1-hour vaccination appointment card. Each point offers more than 10 service channels to provide fast service for the people. The time for receiving service is about 1 hour per person.