Soon, those who live in certain areas in Kuala Lumpur may not need to wait in long queues in vaccination centres just to receive their COVID-19 jabs.
Instead, the vaccines will come to them.
Vaccines are coming to you
National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin told The Star Online
that the government will be bringing the vaccination exercise on the road.
The government will be mobilising mobile COVID-19 vaccination trucks that will be used to vaccinate Kuala Lumpur residents in certain areas.
According to Khairy, the government will mobilise 30 vaccination trucks in areas with a high population density.
Each mobile truck is capable of administering 100 doses of vaccination, he added.
“The outreach programme for vaccination using mobile trucks will go to areas such as PPR housing areas and construction sites which are still operating during the total lockdown period, ” he was quoted as saying.
While Khairy did not mention when exactly these mobile vaccinationation trucks will be deployed, he did, however, said has discussed the matter with Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
The mobile vaccination truck is one of the additional ways the government has come up with to speed up the vaccination process in the country.
On Sunday (30 May), Khairy also revealed that the government will be introducing a drive-through vaccination system soon.
According to Malay Mail
, the decision was made after authorities successfully ran a pilot programme at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan.
Khairy added that the government will release more details on the system soon.