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Kuwait plans to vaccinate all citizens in 3 months
According to sources of the daily, more than 800,000 citizens have registered for the vaccine till date.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Basil Al-Sabah, said on Sunday that they plan to vaccinate all the registered citizens within three months, Al Qabas reported.
According to sources of the daily, more than 800,000 citizens have registered for the vaccine till date. “If the necessary quantities of vaccines are available, we will finish vaccinating a large number of people by September”, the Minister added.
Kuwait is deploying two vaccines: the first one, developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, will be supplied weekly starting next while the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab, which will be supplied in larger quantities, will be delivered on a staggered basis.
Kuwait reported on Sunday 962 new coronavirus cases overnight, increasing the country’s caseload to 170,998. The death toll rose to 966 after two COVID-19 fatalities were also recorded.