JUST IN: First person vaccinated in Addu City is Dr. Adhsar

Addu starts vaccinating for Covid-19. Dr. Adhsar pictured receiving the first dose | Photo: Addulive

Addu City, Maldives – Addu has joined the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination program with the vaccination of Dr. Abdulla Adhsar, Acting Medical Director of Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH).

In Addu City 4 doctors were vaccinated; Dr. Adhsar, Dr. Munshid, Dr. Gusthavo and Dr. Manisha.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih inaugurated the launch of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccine program and got vaccinated in the Maldives today.

The first person to be receive the vaccine in the country is Dr. Shiraany Abdul Rahman, a medical officer working at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

34 people are supposed to be vaccinated today including frontline workers and social care workers, individuals in the high-risk or the elderly category.

Vaccine administration is being carried out in Hulhumale’ Hospital, Villimale’ Hospital, ADK Hospital and at Tree Top Hospital in the capital Male’ City. In addition, vaccination is also being carried out in Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) in the southern region and Kulhdhuffushi Regional Hospital in the Nothern region of the Maldives.