540 Miri frontliners receive second dose of Covid-19 vaccines

Lee (4th from left, front row) with other officers visiting the Dato Permaisuri vaccination centre this morning (March 28, 2021).

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By Jaythaleela K

MIRI, March 28: Some 540 frontliners received the second dose of the Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at Dato Permaisuri vaccination centre here today

Revealing this, Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin, who is also minister-in charge for Miri Division Disaster Management Committee, said the vaccination process went smoothly.


When met later after visiting the Dato Permaisuri multipurpose hall, Lee reiterated his call to residents in Miri division to register for a Covid-19 jab as soon as possible.

He said, residents in Miri can do the online registration via MySejahtera application using their smart phones or (manual registration) filling out forms at any District Offices or via village development and security committee (JKKK) for the next phase (phase 2 and 3) of the vaccination programme.

Lee (centre, facing camera) sharing his experience after receiving his second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to recipients at Dato Permaisuri Hall.

While at the centre this morning (Sunday), he took the opportunity sharing his experience with Covid-19 vaccine recipients, after receiving his second dose of the vaccine yesterday.

“I feel fine. No pain. Needle is super fine. I don’t feel any pain,” he said.

Lee, together with Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting,  Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau, Lambir assemblyman Ripin Lamat, Kabong assemblyman Mohd Chee Kadir and Miri Mayor Adam Yii received their second dose of  Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Eastwood Valley Hall. — DayakDaily