As more COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Qatar, the vaccination campaign will be expanded to cover the whole population, said a senior official at the Ministry of Public Health.
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30 January 2021, 12:00 AM
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“The vaccines are arriving in Qatar in larger quantities and gradually the COVID-19 vaccination campaign will be expanded to all,” said Director of Public Health at the MoPH, Dr. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani.
“Vaccination capacity is expanding and everyone should be ready to receive the vaccine,” he said in a video message posted by the Ministry on its social medial accounts.
Dr. Al Thani who received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has encouraged everyone to take the vaccine in due course. “After receiving the initial dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, we took the second dose of the vaccine 21 days later.
The Ministry of Public Health's strategic vaccination plan is being rolled out in four stages, he said, adding than the priority is for people most vulnerable to infection.
Meanwhile, Dr. Abdullatif al-Khal, the chair of the National Health Strategic Group on the pandemic, said in a press conference: “Qatar is committed to providing COVID-19 vaccine to all citizens and residents in the country before the end of 2021.’