The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) is providing the Covid-19 vaccination outside of hospitals in various areas in Bangkok to facilitate and reduce the congestion and the risk of spreading the virus.
Currently, there 25 out-of-hospital vaccination services in Bangkok as follows:
– University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
– Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital
– SCG Bang Sue
– Central Ladprao
– SCG Headquarter
– Sripatum University
– Central Festival Eastville
– Central Pinklao
– Icon Siam
– Tesco Lotus Pinklao
– PTT gas station Rama 2
– The Mall Bang Khae
– Big C Bangbon
– Samyan Mitr Town
– Thanya Park
– True Digital Park
– Central World
– Siam Paragon
– Tesco Lotus Rama 4
– The Mall Bangkapi
– Robinson Ladkrabang
– Lotus Minburi
– Big C Rom Klao
The BMA has set a target for injections for 1,000-3,000 people per day at each vaccination station, accumulatively for 38,000-50,000 people per day at all stations. More vaccine stations are also planned for the end of May.
For foreign residents interested in taking part in the free mass vaccination program, you can see this story for more information. The process is not yet live, but foreigners will soon be able to register through a mobile application or use a walk-in center if they are a foreign resident. Please keep in mind, not all details have been released and is only “coming soon.” This process could also vary from area to area and province to province based on the number of vaccines available.
Crowded communities and slums in Bangkok have become a contagious ground for Covid-19, partly connected to visits to entertainment venues and Songkran travel, causing the rapidly increasing number of infections for nearly a month.
As of yesterday, 27 clusters have been discovered in 17 districts in the city, excluding the cluster in two major prisons. 20 of the clusters are under disease investigation while the other seven were reportedly under control by the public health authorities.
The top ten areas where the most infections were found are 1. Din Daeng 2. Huay Kwang 3. Bang Khen 4. Chatuchak 5. Lad Prao 6. Bang Khae 7. Khlong Toey 8. Wang Thong Lang 9. Wattana and 10.Bangkapi.
Bangkok is currently categorized in the maximum controlled zone, aka the dark red zone, along with Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, and Pathum Thani. Dine-in service is allowed at 25 percent of the restaurant capacity until 9:00 PM. and take-away until 11:00 PM. Alcohol sales are forbidden at restaurants. Bars and entertainment venues must stay closed.
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