Published: 2021-07-07 16:40
Last Updated: 2022-05-19 01:26
The Minister of State for Media Affairs and government spokesperson, Sakher Dudin, confirmed Wednesday that Jordan has succeeded in achieving the strategic goal of reaching a safe summer, reopening all sectors and returning to in-person education when the first semester of the next academic year begins.
This was all done by achieving the targeted and necessary vaccination rates, said Dudin.
"We are on a very good track in terms of vaccination rates," he added.
Dudin called for continuing the vaccination campaign in order to reach the required number of about "4.5 million."
He pointed out that there are a number of citizens over the age of 60 who have not yet registered on the national platform to receive the vaccine.
He emphasized that "receiving the vaccine is a lifeline to control any wave of coronavirus that may come."
The Kingdom now relies on the awareness of citizens and their commitment to receiving vaccinations as a way to reach a safe summer, said Dudin.
Dudin explained that the number of those who received the vaccine at the beginning of July has exceeded the 2.5 million barrier, and it is expected that the number will reach 4.5 million by September.
This ensures that continuation of a flattened curve, said Dudin, stressing the importance of adherance to precautionary measures.
"Public safety measures, social distancing and the demand for vaccinations would ensure that there is no going back or experiencing any setbacks," he lastly added.