About 400 people including health workers have so far been vaccinated in the National Capital District since the rollout last week.
These are from the 8000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines that were brought in from Australia recently.
National Control Center Deputy Incidence Manager, Dr. Melinda Susapu revealed this when giving an update on COVID- 19 situation yesterday, (Monday 5th April 2021)
Dr. Susapu says the vaccination will resume this week following the Easter break, with priority given to frontline health workers.
Meantime, Health workers in the Nation's Capital are top on the list to be vaccinated followed by provinces.
Dr. Melinda Susapu said this when responding to questions on whether the AstraZeneca vaccine will be rolled out to hot spot provinces, given the upsurge in COVID -19 cases.
These hot spot provinces include Western Province, West Sepik, East Sepik, Eastern Highlands, Western Highlands, East, and West New Britain.
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