AstraZeneca registration: Malaysians on social media share frustration, successes


PETALING JAYA: The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine registration kicked off at noon on Sunday (May 2 to a rocky start.

Within seconds, social media users were voicing complaints - saying that the schedule which was supposed to appear, had gone missing.

@MariaYusop tagged Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Twitter to ask him about the matter, asking "@Khairykj we unable to choose the venue and date since 1159hrs - what happen?" (sic).

By 12.10pm, over 100 tweets echoing Maria’s question had surfaced on Twitter.

However, while many were still complaining about errors on the website, stories of successful registrations began trickling in by 12.15pm.

@Danielalexrex tweeted out a picture of the confirmation page, along with the words “I sharp reload website at 11.59pm, dan then can register for vaccine. (sic)”

At 12.26pm, @1Obefiend joined in and tweeted a picture of his confirmation page.

“YESSSSSSSSS! YESSSSSSS1 TAP THAT SUBMIT LIKE YOU ARE EDDY GORDO GUYS. Juts tap it until you get this page. GOOD LUCK, ” he tweeted.

After the first issue of a non-appearing schedule was resolved, people once again took to social media to say that this time they could not click on the ‘Register’ button.

“Earlier the locations didn't show up at all, now the submit button doesn't work, ” said @bookwormismeh.

By 12.34pm, @JKJAVMY tweeted out an update saying that; “due to overwhelming response, we are aware that many are facing issues in booking the AstraZeneca vaccine on the website. We are currently rectifying the issue. Please try again shortly. We will keep you updated. Apologies for the inconvenience.”

Currently, many are still diligently refreshing and attempting to get a slot for the vaccine.

“After multiple tries. Done. Thank you” said @jaimepotpot.

Sharing the sentiment, @itsymn tweeted “Cant believe actually got in????? I have been staring at this screen for 10 Minutes!!!” along with a confirmation picture as well.

Those in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor who wish to volunteer for the Astrazeneca vaccine can log into https://www.vaksincovid.gov.my to register.

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