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Covid-19: Perak opens 15 centres for walk-in vaccination

IPOH, Sept 7 — The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) in Perak has been additional intensified with the opening of 15 vaccination centres (PPV) for the general public to get their vaccine jabs by way of walk-in.

State Health, Science, Environment and Green Technology Committee chairman Mohd Akmal Kamarudin stated the PPVs concerned are at Indera Mulia Stadium right here, Dewan Bandaran Kinta in Batu Gajah, Dewan Tan Sri Ghazali Jawi in Slim River, Dewan Millenium Lubok Merbau in Kuala Kangsar and Dewan Majlis Perbandaran in Sungai Siput.

“The others are Dewan Mohamed Jamrah, Sungai Sumun in Bagan Datuk, Advanced Technology Training Centre (ADTEC) Taiping, Dewan Permai in Selama, Dewan Bandaran Teluk Intan and Dewan Bandaran (*15*) Hulu,” he stated in an announcement on his Facebook web page at this time.

The different 5 PPVs, he stated, are at Dewan Merdeka Lenggong, Dewan Serbaguna Gerik, Dewan Dato’ Zainal Abidin Zain in Bagan Serai, Dewan Kerian Permai in Parit Buntar and Dewan Perumahan Penjawat Awam Amanjaya, Lumut Kiri in Seri Manjung.

He stated these aged 18 and above may get their vaccine jabs by way of walk-in in any respect these PPVs, besides on the Indera Mulia Stadium right here and Dewan Bandaran Kinta in Batu Gajah, which solely settle for people aged 40 and above by way of walk-in as nicely.

However, he stated there have been PPVs that might solely accommodate between 200 and 300 folks per day for walk-in vaccination.

According to the event statistics of PICK’s Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee, a complete of 1.58 million registrations had been acquired in Perak, which is 84.9 per cent of the overall inhabitants, and 1.3 million had acquired the primary dose of the vaccine jab as of Sunday. — eNM

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