A total of 2,446 students in Form Four and Form Five here have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday, ahead of the reopening of schools on Oct 4, said Labuan Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) chairman Rithuan Ismail.
He said this represents 94.33 per cent of the 2,593 students registered for the first phase of vaccination which began on Sept 11.
"All the students, who were accompanied by their parents, were excited to have the opportunity to get the jabs.
"We are quite sure those who have received the first dose will complete the second dose before schools reopen next month," he told Bernama today.
Labuan has completed 100% vaccination against Covid-19 among its adult population on Tuesday (Sept 7), according to Labuan Disaster Management Committee chairman Rithuan Ismail.
He said the island’s adult population has completed taking the two doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus.
"Furthermore, the adult population among the immigrants on the island has also been vaccinated, thus recording 100.5% of immunised adults,” he told Bernama.
SJK(C) Chung Hwa here has been ordered to shut down for two days beginning today (Friday) after one of its pupils tested positive for Covid-19.
A notice on the matter was issued to students, parents and teachers on Wednesday (May 6).