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MOH: 300,000+ Individuals Registered for COVID-19 Vaccine
18 December 2020

​According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), since the registration was launched last Tuesday until today (Friday) afternoon, over 300,000 people have registered for the COVID-19 vaccine via Sehaty App. It called on everyone to hurry up and register for the vaccine in order to maintain their health and safety and to protect themselves from the COVID-19 infection. In implementation of the directives of the wise leadership, MOH has previously announced that the vaccine is free for all citizens and residents. ​

It has confirmed the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine after successfully passing all testing stages with strong immune response and antibodies.

Also, the Ministry has announced the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination as follows: The first stage targets citizens and residents who are over 65 years and professionals who are most vulnerable to infection, people who are obese and have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 40, those who have immune deficiency, such as those who underwent organ transplantation or taking immunosuppressive drugs; and those who have two or more chronic diseases including asthma, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, chronic heart disease including coronary artery disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and those with a history of a previous stroke.

The second stage targets citizens and residents who are over 50 years and other health practitioners, and those who have one of the following chronic diseases: asthma, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, chronic heart disease including coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and active cancer, and those with obesity and BMI between 30 – 40.

The third stage targets all citizens and residents willing to get the vaccine.







Last Update : 19 December 2020 06:13 PM
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