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 pRead More »
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