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Dhofar has lowest vaccination rate; people asked to get jabs

18 Aug 2021

H E Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, stressed the importance of taking vaccines and the continuance of adherence to the preventive measures in order to combat COVID-19.

“Dhofar has the lowest vaccination rate in the sultanate, only 42 per cent. I encourage all people eligible for the vaccines to get vaccinated as soon as possible to protect themselves and the society,” H E Sayyid Busaidi said on Thursday.

He was speaking during the visit of members of the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from COVID-19 chaired by H E Sayyid Hamoud Faisal al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, to the Sultan Qaboos Youth Complex for Culture and Entertainment in Salalah vaccination centre to follow up on the progress of the vaccination process of target segments within the National Immunisation Strategy against the virus.

Members of the Supreme Committee were briefed on the vaccine procedures and the method of coordination in receiving people for vaccination with full adherence to health measures.

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