National Vaccination Programme, 9 Violations Recorded

The Minister of Health in the media conference also shared that on the 9th of November 2021, 85.1 per cent of the total population have received first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 67.1 per cent of the total population have completed the second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. For adolescents aged between 12 to 17 who are no longer in schools under the administration of the Ministry of Education and are hoping to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under the Vaccination Programme for Adolescents aged between 12 to 17, these adolescents can book for their vaccination via the BruHealth application commencing 19th November 2021 or walk-in to the Indoor Stadium Vaccination Centre from 20th November 2021.

Both the BruHealth booking and walk-in basis will also be opened for adolescents who were unable to attend to the vaccination centres during the implementation of the vaccination programme from 8th to 19th November 2021 due to reasons such as undergoing self-isolation or quarantine order. Meanwhile for Special Needs students, the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Education have arranged for the appointments of these students to be made at several vaccination centres where they will be given a priority in the form of a special lane. Whereas for students who are suffering from serious illness and are unable to attend to the vaccination centre, the Ministry of Health will arrange for vaccination service to be carried out at a special time and place; or at their respective homes on a suitable date that will be announced later. For Operasi Pulih that was carried out from 8 last night to 4 in the morning, 9 violations of the directive nationwide were issued with compound fines, where 8 of them are violations of the out-of-house restriction.

Source: Radio Television Brunei