TAIPEI (The China Submit) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) thanked Japan on Friday for donating one other 1 million doses of vaccines to Taiwan.
Su identified on Fb that, mixed with the cargo on June 4, Japan would supply a complete of greater than 2.2 million vaccine doses to Taiwan, which is near 10 p.c of the overall inhabitants. “I sincerely thank Japan, in addition to the hard-working diplomats,” he stated.
The premier additionally reported that the two.5 million vaccine doses supplied by america will full inspection and be distributed as quickly as subsequent week.
Moreover, he thanked america, Japan, and Lithuania for all of their assist and beneficiant donations.
Su famous that Taiwan is just in a position to have a spot within the worldwide group due to the onerous work and kindness from the Taiwanese folks.
The premier additionally introduced that on July 1, folks vital for the nationwide infrastructure and folks which might be at excessive danger of being contaminated will likely be included in precedence vaccinations.
Taxi drivers, supply staff, distributors, grocery store staff, and many others. which might be in high-risk cities and counties may even be included. Moreover, vaccinations for these over 65 years outdated may even start.