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AstraZeneca Vaccine Jabs Postponed For 2,800 Recipients

AstraZeneca vaccine doses, scheduled for May 15 and 16, have been rescheduled for 2,800 people, minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today.

AstraZeneca vaccine doses, scheduled for May 15 and 16, have been rescheduled for 2,800 people, minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today. The rescheduling has been done to avoid overcrowding. The vaccination was scheduled to be done at Kuala Lumpur’s World Trade Centre (WTCKL). A new date for these 2,800 people will be announced soon.

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The government has postponed the vaccination jabs for 2,800 recipients to avoid overcrowding at Kuala Lumpur’s World Trade Centre (WTCKL).

Minister-in-charge Khairy Jamaluddin said that the dates have been changed for those who had vaccination scheduled for May 15 and 16.

“The 2,800 appointments will be rescheduled to a later date from May 17 to 23. They will be informed through the MySejahtera application from tomorrow,” Khairy said.

A total of 19,000 people were scheduled to be vaccinated on May 15 and 16, but the number is now reduced to 16,200.

The minister further informed that 98 per cent of people are attending the vaccination programme, and around 60,000 are awaiting vaccination.

Khairy said the attendance rate for AstraZeneca appointments was currently at 98%, and there were some 60,000 on the waiting list.

Last Updated on May 10, 2021 6:44 pm by Mohd Idrish Darwis

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