Those not fully vaccinated can still attend doctor’s appointment, says Brunei health minister


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BANADAR SERI BEGAWAN, Nov 23 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals are allowed to visit a hospital or clinic for doctor’s appointment, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Mohd Isham Jaafar during the daily press conference in the capital.

When asked whether partially vaccinated or unvaccinated individuals are allowed to attend their clinic appointments, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said they are no issues especially if it is an appointment at the hospital.

The minister added, “However, it will be concerning if appointment is for a clinic that is located at a commercial building.

“They are allowed to attend to appointments at private clinics especially those that have their own building or unit.

“If the clinic is located inside a commercial building, the patient may go directly home after the appointment or walk around the building or enter other shops.”

Meanwhile, on the use of ATMs among the partially vaccinated and unvaccinated.

On those who are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated, Dr Mohd Isham said, “They can use ATMs that are accessible from outside the building, if the bank allows it.” - Borneo Bulletin/ANN

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