National Vaccination Programme

The implementation of the National Vaccination Programme for students aged 12 to 17 from Arabic Schools and the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute, Ministry of Religious Affairs continued yesterday. Focussed at the Indoor Stadium Vaccination Centre, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, more than three thousand students were involved.

Yesterday morning, 1,431 students from Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Girls' Secondary Arabic Religious School received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Before receiving the vaccine, students first scanned the QR code through the BruHealth app and underwent body temperature checks.

Meanwhile in the afternoon, 305 students from the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute and 139 students from the Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic Boys' Secondary School received the COVID-19 vaccine injection. The National Vaccination Programme for students aged 12 to 17 aims to support the nation's aspirations in curbing the pandemic and achieving the desired control rate.

Source: Radio Television Brunei