Administration of 2nd Sinopharm shot to resume tomorrow

A vial of the Sinopharm vaccine.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced that they will resume the administration of the second Sinopharm shot starting tomorrow.

The administration of all vaccines was temporarily suspended for the Eid al-Adha holidays. Starting from tomorrow, HPA will begin the administration of the second Sinopharm shot for individuals who have passed three weeks since receiving the first dose.

HPA further detailed that the second Sinopharm shot will be administered only at Senahiya between 09:00 and 11:00 in the morning.

As of yesterday, a total of 321,350 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Maldives - out of which 260,991 people have received their second dose.