Over 13,000 Terengganu health staff to receive Covid-19 booster dose from Sunday (Oct 17)


KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Some 13,000 Terengganu Health Department staff are due to receive Covid-19 booster doses in stages starting on Sunday (Oct 17).

Its director, Datuk Dr Kasemani Embong said the booster shots were given to the staff voluntarily.

"Most essential is that they have a lapse period of six months after the second dose.

"Six government hospitals and 20 vaccination centres (PPV) belonging to the Ministry of Health statewide will be involved in the administering of the booster doses to the health personnel," he told Bernama.

In addition, administering of booster doses to the frontliners of other agencies and senior citizens would be done at private PPVs soon, he added. - Bernama

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