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Several states begin receiving Covid-19 vaccine

COVID-19 | Several states in the peninsula have today started receiving the supply of Comirnaty, the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech, marking the beginning of the first phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

The country’s largest vaccination programme is provided free of charge to ensure about 80 percent of the country’s population, both locals and foreigners, are protected from Covid-19 which has infected more than 290,000 people and claimed over 1,000 lives since the first case was reported in the country on Jan 25 last year.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was the first to receive...

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