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Head of Vaccination at the Ministry of Public Health Dr. Soha Al Bayat stressed the efficiency of the two vaccines used in Qatar, the community awareness, cooperation of citizens and residents have contributed to reaching the stage of low COVID-19 infection rates in the country.
Speaking to Qatar TV yesterday, she has called on those who have not received COVID-19 vaccination to take it, so that Qatar would become one of the first countries to control the pandemic. “80% of the population must be vaccinated so that the number of infection rate decreases further. It is expected that this percentage will be reached before end of this year,” Dr. Al Bayat added.
In reply to a question on the developments of National COVID-19 Vaccination Program, she said that some centers that were temporary.
Dr. Al Bayat said, “Drive Through COVID-19 Vacciantion Centres in Lusail and Al Wakra were opened as a temporary measure for a specific goal, which is to give a boost to National COVID-19 Vaccination Program. She noted that the percentage of vaccinations will not decrease as the new Qatar Vaccination Centre for Business and Industry Sector significantly boosting capacity of the vaccination program.