Individuals carrying face masks as a safety measure towards the unfold of Covid-19 in Singapore.
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SINGAPORE — Singapore will develop its Covid vaccination program to all residents 12 and older beginning early subsequent month.
The federal government stated Thursday that some everlasting residents and long-term go holders can start reserving appointments on July 2.
Since June 11, residents between the ages of 12 and 39 had a precedence window to e-book vaccinations. Singaporeans had been initially given a two-week window, however the Ministry of Well being stated that interval shall be prolonged by one week.
Authorities authorized the usage of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for youngsters 12 to fifteen years outdated in mid-Could.
The Southeast Asian nation has one of many quickest vaccination rollouts in Asia-Pacific, however lags many international locations within the West.
The well being ministry stated round 3 million individuals have acquired no less than one dose of the Covid vaccine up to now, of whom 2 million have been totally vaccinated. Singapore’s inhabitants is round 5.8 million individuals.
Singapore shall be ramping up its inoculation marketing campaign, growing day by day doses to 80,000, up