Call for more Johoreans to register for vaccine via MySejahtera

JOHOR BARU: Some 36% of the people in Johor have registered for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme through the MySejahtera application, says state Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan.He said according to a report by the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV), as of Tuesday, 1,038,985 individuals residing in Johor had registered through the app.

“For the second phase of the programme, the state has intensified its advocacy efforts for registration through MySejahtera. I hope all Johoreans who are 18 and above will cooperate and register for the vaccine through MySejahtera.

“Those who do not have access to a mobile phone may visit or call 1800-888-828, the National Covid-19 Registration Vaccination Line, ” he said yesterday.

Vidyananthan added that a total of 39,081 frontliners had received the first dose while 22,747 completed their second dose.

He said the second phase was expected to start later this month on the elderly, persons with disabilities and those with chronic disease.

On the Covid-19 situation in Johor, Vidyananthan said 98 new cases had been reported on Tuesday where 49 cases were from the new clusters.

“To date, Johor has recorded 41,854 cases where 40,018 have recovered while 1,728 active cases are being treated at the hospitals or new low-risk quarantine and treatment centre.

“The total death is 108, ” he added.

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