3,356 adolescents receive second dose of COVID vaccine

Some 3,356 students, aged between 12 and 17, yesterday received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine as part of the campaign to inoculate adolescents nationwide.

This was said by Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman at the daily press conference, who added that the vaccination drive will run from December 6-18, involving 37,089 students from schools and institutions under the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs, as well as private and international schools.

 Parents and guardians are advised to follow the programme schedule for their children, said the minister, while expressing confidence that the support and cooperation shown during the first dose of the campaign will also be evident in this week’s drive.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin