Sarawak: Covid-19 Booster Shots For Sarawakians Starts October

Sarawak will be the first state to start Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, said Khairy Jamaluddin, Malaysia's Health Minister.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) finalises the clinical guidelines on administering the Covid-19 vaccine booster shot. 

The first batch of booster shots will be focusing on those in the high-risk age group and those with severe comorbidities.

Sarawak will be the first state to start the booster dose because it was the first to complete the vaccination program, said Khairy.

However, it was unclear yet the type of vaccine to be administered, same or different vaccine type. 

Khairy also the MOH would be sending 118 ventilators and 1,008 cylinders of oxygen to Sarawak. These were expected to arrive next Tuesday.

The. MOH will also increase the number of modular intensive care units with an additional 20 beds in Sarawak, of which ten beds are being readied in Sibu Hospital. 

MOH will also expedite the opening of Sri Aman Hospital to ease the burden at the Sarawak General Hospital Kuching. 

 


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