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33,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Arrived in Perak

Perakean frontliners, get ready to be immunised! Some 33,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have safely arrived in the state as a part of the first phase of the state-level National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme.

According to the police chief of Perak, Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid, the vaccines will be delivered to vaccine storage centres (PSV) in four locations, which are Ipoh, Lumut, Taiping and Teluk Intan.

“The vaccines are already delivered to the PSV at the Royal Malaysian Navy Base Hospital in Lumut and Taiping Hospital, brought from the storage centre in Bayan Lepas, Penang,” he said during a media session at the Jelapang Toll Plaza today (February 24).

Mior added, the vaccination programme is slated to commence beginning March 1.

“We’ve submitted 3,000 names of police personnel to the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia for the first first phase of vaccination, whereby we’re waiting for the ministry’s feedback.

“Police will be stationed at the PSV for monitoring and surveillance purposes.

“Besides that, our personnel will be escorting the vehicle(s) transporting the vaccines to vaccination centres (PPV),” he stated.

 

Chris Teh

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Chris Teh

Born and bred in Ipoh, Chris Teh is proficient in Chinese, English and Malay, with the Japanese language in the making. Joining Ipoh Echo has helped utilise his writing and translation skills. In his spare time, he catches Pokemon in Pokemon GO, discovering up and coming places on the side.

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