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Singapore: COVID-19 vaccination for 60-69 year age group brought forward

Photo courtesy: Facebook/Masagos Zulkifli
Photo courtesy: Facebook/Masagos Zulkifli

The Ministry of Health has announced that the COVID-19 vaccination for seniors aged 60 to 69 years has been brought forward from the original date of end-March. With the arrival of more vaccine supplies, MOH is planning to send out invitation letters to seniors in this age group within the next few days. 

Each letter will have a weblink which can be used to register for vaccination, after which an SMS with a unique booking link will be sent to the senior’s mobile phone for them to book a vaccination appointment. Alternatively, seniors can also book their appointments for vaccination at any community centre/club island-wide. 

MOH had commenced vaccination for seniors aged 70 years and above on February 22, 2021 with more than 55,000 seniors having received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and another 96,000 having made appointments for the first dose. 

MOH said that as of March 7, they have administered more than 596,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with about 379,000 individuals having received at least the first dose. Of these, more than 217,000 have also received their second dose, said an MOH release. 

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