Vaccine rollout hits 30% for teens

Setia SPICE Convention Centre PPV manager Dr Norhashimah Ismail (left) vaccinating Amir Hafizi, 17, who studies in Sekolah Menengah Sains Kubang Pasu, Kedah. Looking on is Amir’s mother Hayati Mohd Yusoff, 51.

SOME 30% of teenagers aged 16 and 17 in Penang have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine since the programme started last week.

State local government committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said he was glad that the state’s young teens were getting inoculated as a public health measure against Covid-19.

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