Administering Covid-19 vaccine is the pathway to a normal life: President Solih

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih pictured holding a child during a tour of Dhaalu atoll | File Photo: President's Office

Male’, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih urged more citizens to administer the Covid-19 vaccine today it is the pathway for the country to have a normal life after months of hardship.

Retweeting an announcement by Health Protection Agency (HPA) on the availability of online bookings for COVID-19 vaccination in Maldives, President Solih stated that after months of hardship from Covid-19, vaccine is the pathway to resume the rhythm of normal line to work, to run businesses and to be with family and friends.

If you haven’t already, please go and get your shots now. Do it for your families, do it for your community.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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 2021.

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 321,594 people have administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine while 263,067 people have fully administered the Covid-19 doses.