96 per cent of eligible population vaccinated against Covid-19, reveals top medic

Ninety-six per cent of Bahrain's eligible population have been vaccinated against Covid-19, while 84pc have also received the booster shot.

National Taskforce for Combating Covid-19 Monitoring Committee head Lt Col Dr Manaf Al Qahtani said

91pc of children aged from 12 to 17 have also been inoculated.

A total of 17,000 children aged between three and 11 have been administered the vaccine out of the eligible 25,000, he added.

Vaccination and booster doses are effective in averting complications associated with the virus, Dr Al Qahtani said.

He was speaking at a Press conference held remotely from the Crown Prince Centre for Training and Medical Research, Riffa.


Source: https://www.gdnonline.com/Details/1020906/96-per-cent-of-eligible-population-vaccinated-against-Covid-19,-reveals-top-medic


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