Covid-19: Movenpick mega vaccination centre to administer over 5,000 doses a day

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SEPANG (Bernama): The mega vaccination centre (PPV) at Movenpick KLIA, which started operation on Monday (July 5) is capable of administering up to 5,120 doses of Covid-19 vaccine a day to people especially from Sepang district, says Movenpick KLIA Mega PPV manager, Dr Noraziah Abdul Karim.

She said the mega PPV would be operating from 8am to 9pm and is expected to remain open until the end of the year.

Dr Noraziah said mega PPV is a collaboration between the Health Ministry (MOH), Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) and the private sector which is MB Perkasa Sdn Bhd and Golden Horses Health Sanctuary Chinese Medical Centre.

“We are providing two halls to speed up the vaccination process,” she said, adding that the mega PPV also provides a drive-through for vaccine recipients who are on wheelchairs and the disabled.

Movenpick Hotel Convention Centre general manager Wan Enderi Mohd Saad said before the Covid-19 pandemic, the place was filled with haj pilgrims every year and now it is will be full of vaccine recipients after becoming a mega PPV.

“We are proud to be involved in the programme as it is a major effort to rehabilitate the country and expedite Malaysia towards achieving herd immunity.

“In general, I hope we could return to the pre-pandemic era soon where the hotel and tourism industry is active again with more employment opportunities created,” he said.

A vaccine recipient, Foong Kok Chuan, 55, said the service at the PPV was very good and the process was fast.

“Volunteers here are very helpful,” said the technician of a factory in Bandar Baru Bangi, – Bernama



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