BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec 23 (NNN-ANN) – Public booking for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots has begun in Brunei.
According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, booster shots will be administered to individuals aged 18 and above, who have completed their second dose of vaccine.
Meanwhile, the third shots on a walk-in basis, which started on Dec 17, are still available but are limited to the elderly, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers, and differently-abled individuals.
As of Dec 21, 94.4 percent of Brunei’s population had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 92.6 percent had completed their vaccination schedule of two doses, and 10.7 percent had received three doses.
The country reported eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total tally to 15,426.
A total of 155 active cases are still being treated and monitored in Brunei, and 100 patients have passed away so far in the country.– NNN-ANN