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Booster shots ready for public officials, older citizens in Phnom Penh

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Booster shots ready for public officials, older citizens in Phnom Penh

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration will begin administering Covid-19 booster shots from September 6 to 28 for its officials, spouses and citizens aged 60 and above who received the AstraZeneca vaccines, marketed as CoviShield, four to six months ago.

According to municipal governor Khuong Sreng on September 4, the booster shots, which represents the third dose, will be given to officials from his municipal administration including officials from 14 districts, 105 communes, municipal departments and their spouses.

They vaccines will be dispensed at designated public hospitals and health centers in each district.

The officers and their spouses must produce their public servant cards, ID card, and vaccine cards at the centres in order to get the jab.

“Even after receiving the booster shots, you must strictly follow the rules of social distancing, mask wearing, and avoid crowded areas,” Sreng adviced.


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