Qatar to vaccinate 80% of population before year-end, says official

Sidi Mohamed/ The Peninsula

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. 

Qatar Safar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Health benefits of walking that you must know about

Tue Jun 29 , 2021
Walking is considered one of the most underrated forms of physical activity. Most people do not consider walking as a form of exercise. In reality, walking is an excellent physical activity that has numerous proven health benefits. From strengthening your muscles, joints, and bones to boosting your metabolism, walking contributes […]