Press Conference on the Launching Of COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

Issue on COVID-19 vaccine raised during the question and answer session. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Awang Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health explained that some 24,000 doses of Oxford- AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive in the country today. While, about 52,000 Sinopharm vaccines currently have been received.

The Minister of Health explained that the country is still waiting for the delivery of Pfizer Moderna and Novavax vaccines. Aside from that, the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is undergoing evaluation.

Doctor Justin Wong, Medical Superintendent Public Health and Head of Health Promotion Centre said that what most important for everyone is not too left behind in the vaccination programme.

Meanwhile, Doctor Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abd Latif, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health advised the public to be patient as the Ministry has made detailed planning.

Source: Radio Television Brunei