Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne took to Twitter to announce that a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be set up and will thereafter visit several locations in the coming days…
Starting next week a mobile #vaccination clinic will be visiting different locations:
Monday 19th: #Mosta Wednesday 21st: #Zejtun Friday 23rd: #StJulians No appointment necessary #takethejab pic.twitter.com/va5PNhHrbf
— Chris Fearne (@chrisfearne) July 13, 2021
This initiative comes in an effort to encourage the local population to administer the jab. At the time of writing, over 80% of the Maltese population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and two-thirds of children aged 12 to 15 have also received a first dose of the vaccine.
At present, the minister is self-isolating after coming into contact with a family member who tested positive. Fearne added that the clinic will be in Mosta on Monday, in Żejtun on July 21, and in St Julian’s on July 23.
And the best part? No appointment is necessary! As per new regulations, which were announced on Friday, travellers will not be allowed into Malta unless they are fully vaccinated.
However, the European Union has raised its own concerns about the ban, deeming it to be discriminatory…