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15.9pc of children have received first dose: Minister

The Ministry of Health (MoH) recorded 6,811 children aged five to 11, or 15.9 per cent of the age group, who have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar at the daily press conference yesterday.

The minister said on Monday, a total of 1,144 doses of the vaccine were administered to children aged five to 11.

Parents or guardians may bring their children to get vaccinated by booking a slot through the BruHealth app.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin