National Vaccination Programme

The Minister of Health also shared that on 4th November 2021, a total of 6,617 individuals have received the COVID-19 vaccine injection. This means that, under the National Vaccination Programme, 82.4 per cent of the total population have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, 64.8 per cent of the total population have completed the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

A total of 354,428 individuals have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine which is 82.4% of the total population. Meanwhile, 278,468 individuals have completed two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, which is 64.8% of the total population.

Meanwhile, following the media statement by Yang Berhormat Minister of Education on the implementation of the National Vaccination Programme for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old that will commence this Monday, 8 November 2021, the Ministry of Health would like to inform all parents and guardians that all adolescents that will be coming to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at vaccination centres are required to:

Scan the BruHealth QR Code during the registration process by teachers before entering the vaccination centre;

Bring their smart card and BruHims card if available;

Bring the completed consent form, health screening form and flu desk screening question form;

Wear face mask at all time;

Practice physical distancing;

Bring an umbrella and enough drinking water; and

Comply with all the instructions given by personnel at the vaccination centre.

In addition, all adolescents are also required to declare to health personnel at vaccination centres that:

They BruHealth Code is either green or yellow;

They do not have flu-like symptoms;

They are not issued with Quarantine Order or Self-Isolation Notice.

For those who have recently recovered from COVID-19, they are to ensure that the date of their vaccination is not less than four weeks from the date they have been confirmed recovered.

Source: Radio Television Brunei