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Kuwait Hlt. Min. satisfied at high turn-up of jab takers

Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah on Sunday lauded high turnout of medical personnel and frontline workers at Kuwait Vaccination Center since the campaign kick-off earlier today.

Today began actual inoculation campaign after its inauguration on Thursday, the minister said in a statement to journalists while inspecting the center at the International Fair Grounds in the district of Mishref.

First to take the jab against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the week are the medical personnel, minister Al-Sabah affirmed.

A shipment of doses will arrive in Kuwait every month and they will be provided to willing citizens and expatriate throughout 2021, he added.

The minister called on everybody to register their names and other required data on the assigned website to get a date for the immunization against COVID-19.

He reiterated the appeal to all to continue to abide by precautionary measures against the germ regardless of the assuring dwindling figures of the cases.

Sheikh Bassel also revealed that none of the persons who had taken the jab suffered from side-effects.

Source: Kuwait News Agency