Covid-19: Ten more days to get vaccinated under PICKids, says Health Ministry

PETALING JAYA: Parents of children aged 5 to 11 years old have exactly 10 days to get their children vaccinated under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids), says the Health Ministry.

In a Facebook post on Friday (May 6), the ministry reminded parents that the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine under PICKids will not be offered free after May 15.

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To date, a total of 873,409, or 24.6%, of children aged five to 11 years old in Malaysia have been fully vaccinated under PICKids since its inception on March 7.

According to the CovidNow website, 1,537,190 (or 43.3%) of this group have received at least one dose of the vaccine as of Thursday (May 5).