Minister: Teachers with co-morbidity can qualify for first phase of Covid-19 vaccine

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 21 Feb 2021, 7:52 am

COVID-19 | Teachers with co-morbidity and at high risk of a negative outcome from a Covid-19 infection can be considered as a candidate for early vaccination ahead of schools reopening on March 8.

Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the government has received applications from various groups, including teachers, to be included in the first phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

"The request from teachers is a reasonable one, seeing that schools will be reopened in March...

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