Two integrated vaccination centres in KL begin operation


Ready to go: Workers, including volunteers, preparing for the re-opening of the integrated vaccination centre at WTC Kuala Lumpur. — ART CHEN/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Two integrated vaccination centres here, namely the World Trade Centre (WTC) Kuala Lumpur and Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil, are ready to operate from today.

Kuala Lumpur vaccination centre coordinator Dr Misliza Ahmad said the Health Ministry conducted a dry run yesterday so both the centres providing AstraZeneca jabs would operate smoothly from tomorrow.Dr Misliza told Bernama that more than 300 staff and volunteers, including from the Malaysia Vaccine Support Volunteers, police, Malaysian Civil Defence Force, People’s Volunteers Corps and Malaysian Armed Forces would assist at the two centres.

She said the WTC centre would provide 9,000 doses of booster jabs daily while the Axiata Arena centre would have 8,000 doses, adding that it would take each individual about 30 minutes to complete the process of getting their booster shots.

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