100 media personnel get first vaccine dose

Media practioners wait for their turns for vaccination.

KUCHING: Around 100 Sarawak media practitioners have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at Batu Kawa Health Clinic vaccination centre (PPV) on evening of Wednesday.

Those receiving their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine were media staff and photographers from the Information Department Sarawak (JaPen) and other media companies in the state.

JaPen Sarawak said that this is the government’s initiative to protect the welfare of media practitioners who are at risk being exposed to Covid-19 when doing coverage.

Those who have received the first dose of the vaccine are expected to receive their second dose on July 7 onward according to the vaccination schedule.

Also present at the Batu Kawa Health Clinic PPV was Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian.

Media practioners wait for their turns for vaccination.