Covid-19 vaccination: 3,135 cops from Kuala Lumpur police headquarters to get their jabs in first phase


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3,135 police personnel and officers from the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters are expected to be vaccinated in the first phase, says Kuala Lumpur police chief Comm Saiful Azly Kamaruddin.

He added 2,882 personnel and officers are slated to be vaccinated at Jinjang Health Clinic while 253 will get their jabs at Putrajaya Health Clinic in Precinct 8.

Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief ACP Zulkefly Yahya showing that he has been vaccinated at Jinjang Health clinic on Monday (March 1).Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief ACP Zulkefly Yahya showing that he has been vaccinated at Jinjang Health clinic on Monday (March 1).

"The first dose would be administered from March 1 till March 8 while the second dose would be done from March 22 till April 4.

"The target is to get 242 personnel and officers vaccinated per day," he told a press conference after attending the vaccination drive involving KL police personnel and officers at Jinjang Health Clinic on Monday (March 1).

The vaccines are stored at Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan, Titiwangsa Health Clinic and the National Cancer Institute, he added.

"The vaccination for KL police personnel and officers is strictly on a voluntary basis.

"The Health Ministry will give us a list on those slated to be vaccinated on a given day.

"Those involved will be briefed at the KL police headquarters before brought to the vaccination centre.

"Once at the centre, screenings will be done to check whether those involved have any illnesses or symptoms," Comm Saiful Azly said.

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