The second batch of Covid-19 vaccine arrived in the Sultanate, with (11700) doses; This batch of vaccines will be used to complete coverage of the same target groups in the first phase, which includes: Dialysis patients. People with chronic lung diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary asthma with moderate to severe disease severity. Interstitial lung disease); And diabetics who are 65 years and over.
The first stage also includes vaccination of groups of health workers and includes: Workers in intensive care units. Workers in COVID-19 patient care departments. Health workers who are obese (BMI more than or equal to 40). Diabetes; Those undergoing dialysis as well as those suffering from the above-mentioned chronic lung diseases.
The Ministry of Health expresses its appreciation for the glorious response of community members during the first phase of the national campaign for immunization against COVID-19; It stresses the need for continued care to take the vaccine by those targeted during the coming stages. Raising the level of community awareness of the importance of the vaccine »and not paying attention to rumors and obtaining information from reliable official sources in the interest of the individual and society.