447 receive AstraZeneca jab on first day of opt-in programme

Some 447 individuals aged 60 and under received their vaccinations yesterday, through the opt-in programme for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

A breakdown on the current number of individuals joining the programme showed 291 getting vaccinated in Brunei-Muara District, 126 in Belait District, 20 in Tutong District and 10 in Temburong District.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the opt-in programme where members of the public aged 18 and above will be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine on a voluntary basis.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin