First vaccine arriving this Sunday, PM Muhyiddin to get vaccination on Feb 26

First vaccine arriving this Sunday, PM Muhyiddin to get vaccination on Feb 26

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in the country this Sunday while the ‘roll out’ for implementation of the National COVID-19 Immunisation begins in phases from Feb 26.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he would receive the vaccine on the first day of the programme implementation, together with the frontliners. 

The first phase of the programme, which is until April, will involve the frontliners,  followed by the second phase, which is in April until August, for the high-risk groups, he said when launching the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme Handbook today.

—BERNAMA