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15/10/2021  6,519 Receive Vaccine on 14 October 2021



The Minister of Health in the media conference also shared that on the 14th of October 2021, 6,519 individuals have received the COVID-19 vaccine injection.


This means that, under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 339,667 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is 74.9 per cent of the total population. Meanwhile, 224,028 individuals have completed the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is 49.4 per cent of the total population.


The Ministry of Health informed that the Ministry is organising the administration of a third dose for certain groups that have been identified as frontliners. This is as an additional protective measure for those at high risk of COVID-19 infection. The administration of the third dose will be implemented in phases. Therefore, anyone who has received a second dose in May 2021 will be given an appointment to get a third dose. Those who have been identified will be notified via SMS to the mobile phone number registered in their respective BruHIMS system.