Large-scale Covid-19 vaccination program to begin in August

People waiting at Covid-19 vaccination station in Malé City | Photo: Fayaz Moosa

Male’, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has informed that the country will be launching a large-scale Covid-19 vaccination program this August.

Speaking on the occasion of Maldives’ 56th Anniversary of Independence, President Solih revealed the government’s preparation on initiating a large-scale Covid-19 vaccination program, that aims to  inoculate 90 per cent of the eligible population residing in the Maldives by the end of August.

The program would continue until every resident completes their vaccine doses. 

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

President Solih also announced that the Maldives has enough vaccine stock for the unvaccinated population to receive both doses and urged all citizens to make use of the opportunity to get fully vaccinated.

At present, a total of 321,350 people have administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine while 260,991 people have fully administered the Covid-19 doses.