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| 18 June 2021, Friday | النسخة العربية

Pfizer vaccination ‘marathon’ kicks off in Bekaa, Baalbek and Akkar governorates

The Ministry of Public Health has launched the Pfizer vaccination ‘marathon’ on Sunday morning in the governorates of Bekaa, Baalbek and Akkar targeting the age group of 60 years old and above.

Almost 1,517 people have been administrated the vaccine during the Pfizer vaccination marathon held on Sunday until 12:00 pm.

Caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan confirmed that their will not be any exceptions for age groups below 60 years old. He added that the another “Pfizer Marathon” will be held next week, in other governorates.

All vaccination centers approved by the Ministry of Public Health in the region has been crowded with citizens seeking to receive the Covid-19 shot. This large demand will speed up the country’s inoculation drive.

The vaccination marathon will be held from 8 am until 6 pm in the governorates of Akkar, Baalbek-Hermel, and Bekaa, to be followed by other ‘marathon’ next week, the ministry said.

The Pfizer vaccination ‘marathon’ targets the age group of 60 years old and above (born in 1961 and under).

If the concerned person is registered with the vaccine platform, he must bring the identification document used in the registration process,” the ministry said, adding that “if not, he must bring an ID, passport, individual civil status record or any identification document, and the center will help with the registration.”

Fourth – This marathon includes “This marathon includes both citizens and residents without any exception,” the ministry added.