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Over 60 per cent of children vaccinated

James Kon

The COVID-19 vaccination rate for children aged five to 11 breaches the 60-per-cent mark with 26,073 doses (60.8 per cent) having been administered as of Monday.

This was revealed by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar at the press conference yesterday.

The minister said 1,543 doses of vaccine were administered to children in the age group on Monday.

Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham also said 1,226 children were administered the second dose bringing the number of those with two shots to 4,808 (11.2 per cent).

The minister added that the coverage rate of Brunei population with three doses of COVID-19 vaccine stands at 66.7 per cent.