41000 Children registered to be vaccinated against Corona


With the return of infection rates to Corona in the country during the past days, government sources stressed the need to take the utmost caution and to tighten precautionary measures on gatherings and social events, which witnessed a negligence in the commitment to distance during the last period. The sources revealed that the health authorities’ efforts are continuing on more than one level to prevent the spread of the epidemic, especially after the discovery of 12 cases of the “Omicron” mutant, including accelerating the pace of vaccination with the booster dose to complete the immunization of society, and the trend towards expanding the age groups covered by vaccines, noting the acceleration of procedures and preparations. To vaccinate children between 5 and 12 years, and there is coordination with the vaccine manufacturers for the arrival of their batches at the beginning of January and not at the end.Join Our Telegram group to know the latest news https://t.me/kuwaitoffering

The sources said: The number of young children between 5 and 12 years old who registered on the reservation platform to receive the vaccine has so far reached about 41,000 out of 198,000, at a rate of more than 20%, pointing out that all those who registered will be vaccinated immediately as soon as their vaccine arrives. .

The sources confirmed that there is a keenness to immunize this group, because it constitutes a source of transmission of infection to adults in homes, due to the fact that young people go to schools and kindergartens.

In the context of the state of alert that the health authorities have entered since the discovery of infections with the mutated “Omicron” strain in the country, the Ministry of Health has stopped granting periodic leaves to all its employees from December 26 to January 31, due to the global epidemiological situation and developments resulting from the spread of “Omicron” during the current stage. .

With regard to the return of the application of distance between worshipers in mosques, the sources said that it is currently excluded, but the application of health requirements will be strict, such as obligating worshipers to wear masks and bring them their personal prayer rug when going to the mosque. Join Our Telegram group to know the latest news https://t.me/kuwaitoffering

Source:https://www.alqabas.com/article/5871715

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