More than 6,500 teachers received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine: MoE

Jordan

Published: 2021-05-08 14:00

Last Updated: 2021-06-16 05:16


More than 6,500 teachers received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine: MoE
More than 6,500 teachers received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine: MoE

The Ministry of Education confirmed the continuation of its coronavirus vaccination campaign, which it launched in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the National Center for Security and Crisis Management, to vaccinate teachers against the coronavirus.

The aim is to prepare for a safe return to schools at the beginning of the upcoming academic year 2021/2022.

The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Education for Administrative and Financial Affairs Najwa Qubeilat told Jordan News Agency (Petra) Saturday, that a total of 6,516 teachers in Amman and Ramtha have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine since the launch of the campaign last Tuesday, May 4.

She indicated that the vaccination campaign will continue Sunday in designated vaccination centers in Amman.

Qubeilat indicated that the vaccination campaign will continue after the Eid Al-Fitr holiday in Amman. As for the rest of the Kingdom's governorates, she expected the campaign to begin May 17.

Jan. 13, Jordan began its national coronavirus vaccination campaign.