Sumary of Ministries race to vaccinate factories amid shortage:
- The Labour and Industry ministries are racing against time to vaccinate employees, including factory workers, amid a shortage of jabs as Covid-19 threatens to slow activity in the industrial sector if infections spread..
- Factory workers need protection because “the industrial sector makes a significant contribution to the country’s exports and GDP,”.
- There are 3.3 million workers in 64,000 factories under the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) and the Industrial Works Department, according to Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit..
- Sinsakhon Industrial Estate, Samut Sakhon Industrial Estate, Amata City Chonburi, Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Bangkadi Industrial Park and Mae Moh power plant…