KPJ Kuching to vaccinate over 1,600 students under Covid-19 school vaccination programme

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KUCHING, Sept 28: More than 1,600 students from primary and secondary schools around Kuching will be vaccinated by KPJ Kuching Specialist Hospital (KPJ Kuching) in a two-day vaccination programme starting tomorrow.

KPJ Kuching in a statement today said the vaccination programme for September 29 will be conducted at SJK Chung Hua No. 4 involving 817 students.

The healthcare provider said the students are from SJK Chung Hua No. 1, SJK Chung Hua No. 4, SJK Chung Hua No. 5, SK St Thomas, SK Merpati Jepang, SK Laksamana, SK St Mary and SK St Theresa.


It disclosed that the vaccination programme will start at 9am and is scheduled to end at 4pm.

On September 30, KPJ Kuching will vaccinate 813 students at SMK Sakura and SK Jalan Arang.

It said students receiving the vaccination are from SMK Sakura, Tunku Putra HELP, Pondok Hidayatul Mubtadi, SK Jalan Arang, SK Sacret Heart Semeba, SK St James Quop and Madrasah Darul Uloom Falah.

The programme is scheduled for 9am to 4pm.

KPJ Kuching disclosed it has been identified as one of the private hospitals in Sarawak to be a vaccination centre (PPV) and has been given the task to assist State Education Department in vaccinating students at selected schools. — DayakDaily