Kanowit’s centenarian jabbed for second dose

Belungung shows her vaccination appointment card after completing both doses of the Covid-19 jab.

KUCHING: An elderly woman who is believed to be the oldest in Kanowit district has received her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccination at the mobile outreach vaccination centre (PPV) today.

Belungung Radin, who is 100 years old from Rumah Mang Kapat, Nanga Jagau received her first dose on July 8.

She arrived at the PPV around 11am accompanied by her family members and was happy to receive the second Sinovac jab.

Belungung was among the 215 people receiving the second vaccine dose at the centre.

As of July 29, a total of 21,203 or 86.2 percent of the Kanowit population had received the first dose of the vaccine, while 20,549 or 83.6 percent had completed both vaccine doses.

Earlier today, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg had also made a visit to the PPV.