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Guyana Ramping Up Vaccination, Amid New, Deadlier COVID-19 Surge Striking Young, Healthy Persons

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(Demerara Waves) The Health Ministry on Friday warned this surge in COVID-19 is “deadlier”, spreading faster and striking young people with no existing illnesses, even as the plans are being rolled out to establish about 100 vaccinations sites countrywide.

The ministry said the rollout will ramp up from Tuesday April 6 at the almost 100 fixed-sites around the country. Authorities say there will also be mobile teams in all 10 regions. In addition to these sites, there are special sites. Among these are special sites organized through a collaboration between religious leaders.

The Central Islamic Organisation (CIOG) was credited by the Health Ministry as a leading player in this initiative. Government said Banks DIH has organized a site that will be activated this week. These efforts assist the MOH in mobilization and we encourage others to help mobilize our sisters and brothers in a similar way.

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