40 infected - Health DG reminds why vaccinated must still follow SOPs

Modified 17 Apr 2021, 7:12 am

Forty healthcare workers have been infected with Covid-19 despite having received both doses of their Covid-19 vaccine, according to Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

This includes nine who tested positive more than two weeks after their second dose, and are thus considered fully vacinated.

He said although the vaccines offer a glimmer of hope in the fight against the pandemic, it does not mean that public health measures to curtail the disease’s spread can be relaxed just yet...

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