KUWAIT, May 9 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health launched, Sunday, the second phase of COVID-19 vaccine field units, as it include providing vaccines to workers in commercial centers in the country.
Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, said in a statement that this service is part of the ministry's efforts to combat the spread of the pandemic.
The units are provided with the various necessary equipment in order to ensure smooth functioning of the vaccination procedures and application of all precautionary measures, Al-Sanad said.
The campaign operates today at the Avenues Mall in two periods, and it is expected to finish providing the first dose of vaccination to about 10,000 people working in the mall, he added.
More than 34,758 employees who have direct contact with the public received vaccinations through this service in its first stage, he said.
Dr. Al-Sanad praised efforts of those in charge of the campaign and the medical staff participating in the various vaccination centers who continue to perform their duties according to the best quality standards. (end) mrf.sam