Vaccination against coronavirus (COVID-19) is now available for students within a specific age group in Lebanon, caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan announced on Wednesday.
The Health Ministry is set to begin sending invitations for students born between 2005 and 2010, who are registered on the dedicated vaccination platform, to be vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, starting Wednesday, Hassan said in a tweet.
Additionally, starting Thursday, the ministry will implement Pfizer-BioNTech walk-in vaccinations for people born between 1972 and 1976 who have received the first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
People born between 1992 and 1998 will continue to receive appointments to be vaccinated, Hassan noted.
On Tuesday, Lebanon registered 1,040 new infections and five new COVID-19-related deaths.
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