Viral Sinovac message fake, says S’gor govt

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government has denied a viral message claiming the state was rolling out additional doses of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for people in the state.

State public health, unity, women empowerment and family committee chairman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud said all official statements or announcements related to vaccines in the state would only be issued by Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amiruddin Shari or herself.

In a statement posted on her Facebook account, she also urged people to obtain authentic information through her or the Selangor Mentri Besar’s official Facebook accounts.

Prior to this, a message which read “the Selangor government is rolling out additional 500k (500,000) Sinovac vaccines to Selangorians” had gone viral over WhatsApp recently.

Dr Siti Mariah also added that

the state’s contact tracing application, Selangkah, had opened registration for vaccination for companies interested in getting vaccines for their employees, and more information was available from the website — Bernama

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