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Covid-19: Vaccinations for 3,150 inmates at two T’ganu prisons start Monday (Sept 20)



MARANG (Bernama): The Terengganu Health Department kicked off its vaccination drive for 3,150 inmates at two prisons in the state on Monday (Sept 20) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection among them.

Its director Datuk Dr Kasemani Embong said of the total, 2,600 were inmates at the Marang Prison while the remaining 550 were at the Dungun Correctional Centre.

"The vaccination programme at the Marang Prison will be conducted for three days while at the Dungun Correctional Centre, all 550 inmates will be inoculated today.

"Being behind bars does not mean they are safe from the Covid-19 virus. Therefore, we are speeding up this vaccination process to achieve 80% herd immunity in prison areas,” he told reporters after inspecting the vaccination p

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Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck gets five years’ jail in absentia

Thursday, 28 September 2017 :  Thailand’s Supreme Court convicted and sentenced former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison on Wednesday for mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme that cost the country billions of dollars. Yingluck fled abroad last month fearing that the military government, set up after …

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MMA Fighter Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenhaver Found Guilty of Violence and Sexual Assault

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 :  : Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenhaver has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 36 years, according to local media reports. The earlier that the former professional MMA fighter will be released from prison is when he is 71-years-old. Koppenhaver was …

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