800 inoculated at PPV Dewan Suarah Sri Aman

People wait for their turns to get inoculated at PPV Dewan Suarah Sri Aman.

SRI AMAN: Eight hundred residents here received their Sinovac vaccine at the vaccination centre (PPV) Dewan Suarah Sri Aman.

The Sarawak Information Department (JaPen) stated that the vaccination at PPV Sri Aman district involved the administration of first and second dose to recipients aged 30-years-old and above, including the elderly.

“Based on the observation contacted by JaPen Sri Aman district during the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NCIP) here, everything went smoothly with the help of volunteers under Malaysia Vaccine Support Volunteers (MyVac) programme as well as staff from several government agencies such as the district health clinic, People’s Volunteers Corp (Rela), Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) and Malaysian Royal Police (PDRM),” it said in a statement today.

One of the recipients, Siti Hawa Abang Bol, 58, a resident from Kampung Muhibah who was accompanied by her husband, stated that she was grateful for successfully getting two doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

She also expressed her gratitude to the agencies who have been working hard in ensuring that the immunisation programme is a success. 

Meanwhile, Buma Santok Peter Pengiran, 68, from Munggu Deman longhouse urged those who are 18-years-old and eligible to register themselves for vaccination.

He pointed out that vaccination is one of the ways to protect oneself and those around in which it is a joint effort to break the Covid-19 chain of transmission.