Gulf countries to vaccinate those vulnerable to COVID-19 infections

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court has launched a campaign to vaccinate the families of those who lost their lives to coronavirus. (WAM)
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Gulf countries have begun to implement plans for the vaccinations of those at most at risk of COVID-19 infections and those who were bereaved. 

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court has announced that the families of those who died from COVID-19 will receive the coronavirus vaccine as a priority. 

Kuwait has also announced that the elderly, patients with chronic disease, front line medics and providers of basic services will be vaccinated against COVID-19 once shipments arrive.  

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Meanwhile, Omani authorities announced that over one million doses of coronavirus vaccine had been ordered, which the health ministry aims to use before the end of the year.

A second batch of 1.8 million has also been ordered, according to the state news agency ONA.

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