More than 3,000 vaccinated in Addu City!

A nurse at Addu Equatorial Hospital prepares to administer a dose of Covishield Covid-19 vaccine | Photo: adduLIVE

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Emergency Operation Center (AEOC) has revealed that more than 3,000 individuals in the city have been immunized against Covid-19.

According to the latest statistics revealed by AEOC, a total of 458 individuals above the age of 55 received the Covid-19 vaccine on just Saturday alone, which includes 165 individuals from Hithadhoo, 85 from Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo, as well as the 106 individuals who got inoculated from Maradhoo.

With this, the total number of vaccinated individuals from the city has reached 3,372 – including all health care workers currently working in the city.

So far, the Covid-19 Dhifaau vaccination program of which Addu City is also a part of has seen more than 70,000 people have received the Covishield vaccine being administered in the country against Covid-19.

Through this vaccination program, Maldives aims to vaccinate the entire country’s population, including documented and undocumented expatriates living in the country within the next six months. The goal continues to seem achievable, as the number of individuals being vaccinated increases, along with the amount of vaccines the country is able to secure.