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National COVID-19 vaccine fund receives US$ 338 million

by VNA28 June 2021 Last updated at 16:33 PM

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VTV.vn - As of 5pm on June 28, the national COVID-19 vaccine fund received over VND 7.8 trillion (US$ 338 million), its management board said.

The sum was raised by 352,562 organisations and individuals, according to the board.

The board has opened 21 bank accounts for donations in Vietnam dong, US dollar and euro at the State Treasury of Vietnam, and the six commercial banks of BIDV, Vietcombank, VietinBank, HDBank, Agribank and TPBank.

The use and management of the fund and the opening of accounts at the State Treasury is publicised on the mass media daily.

Vietnam will need VND 22.5 trillion to buy 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate 75 million people in order to achieve herd immunity.

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