News Desk: Health Minister Zahid Malek has said that children aged 5-12 will be vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of July.
He was speaking at the signing ceremony of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for the fiscal year 2022-23 with the departments / agencies under the Health Services Department at the Secretariat on Wednesday (June 29).
Mentioning that corona infection has been increasing in the country for the last few days, the health minister said, “Corona is now on the rise. We are a little worried but not apprehensive. Our hospital development is ongoing. There are not many patients in the hospital. There is a complete system to give treatment when the patient comes. ”
Zahid Malek said, “We held a meeting last week to prevent coronavirus infection. There were some suggestions. Go to the office, school after the mask. Must wear a mask on the train-bus. I made a request in this regard last week. Letters have already been sent to various places including the cabinet. I expect the people to follow these instructions. ”
Regarding the APA agreement, the minister said, “Vaccination and coronary control is important now. Manpower recruitment is also an important task. We have to take a plan for this. Then we have to go on the field. ”