Over 21,000 Jamaicans vaccinated Tuesday-Health Ministry


Over 21,000 Jamaicans were vaccinated on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, as the Ministry of Health & Wellness continued its four day special vaccination blitz across the island.

This number represents a record for the highest number of persons vaccinated in one day since the COVID-19 Vaccination programme began in March.

Approximately 40% of those vaccinated on Tuesday, were children between 12-18 years old and the remainder were persons over 18 years.

On the final day of the special blitz, the general population including students over 12 years old, parents and school staff were vaccinated at some 17 sites that were operational across 13 parishes.