Selangor Journal
Police officers are preparing the report on the roadblock operation along the Cheras–Kajang Expressway in Kajang, on April 15, 2020. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN /SELANGORKINI

Almost 91 pct of Home Ministry frontliners vaccinated

PUTRAJAYA, June 18 — Almost 91 per cent or 150, 934 Home Ministry frontliners have received their Covid-19 vaccination doses, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

The vaccination exercise includes 108,595 Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) personnel, Immigration Department (11,738), Prisons Department (15,411), People’s Volunteer Corps or Rela (11,328) and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency or MMEA (3,862), he said.

Of the total, 133,781 frontliners have received two doses of vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

“The Home Ministry frontliners must be protected while manning roadblocks and carrying out enforcement operations at factories during the pandemic,” he said in a press conference on compliance to total lockdown standard operating procedure (SOP), here today.

Hamzah said the ministry has received approval from the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) to vaccinate all officers working at the service counters and agencies under the ministry.

The vaccination will be carried out in stages following the schedule set by the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF).

— Bernama

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