246 national athletes vaccinated against Covid-19 for Tokyo Olympics

Published on 13 Apr 2021 4:52:10 PM

Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican told reporters at the ministry’s mass vaccination programme in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday that the first batch of 246 national athletes would be given the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine during the programme.

He said all the athletes would be given their second dose on May 4, except for the national diving squad.

He said the target was to vaccinate all the athletes who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games, by June this year.

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