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Kuwait to begin vaccination against Covid-19 for teenagers

17 July 2021

Kuwait will begin vaccination against Covid19 for teenagers aged 12 to 15 from next week, the Ministry of Health in Kuwait announced.

Teenagers of this age group will be given two doses of Covid-19 vaccine prior to beginning the new academic year in September, according to a Ministry spokesperson.

The Health Minister Bassel Al-Sabah, announced in the month of March the resumption of study at schools from September, affirming that teachers, students and administrative bodies will complete the vaccination by then.

Kuwait reported 1385 new Covid-19 cases, which took the total tally of infections to 382,084 while the death toll increased by 16 to 2,174.

Robin Vinod

Writer/blogger who writes on topics such as travel, real estate, employment and everyday life on GCC countries.