Saturday August 21, 2021
Somali’s Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Abdiwahab Ugaas gets vaccinated for COVID-19, on August 21, 2021. The minister launched the vaccination exercise for civil servants. Source: Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Federal Republic of Somalia
Somalia on Saturday launched the COVID-19 vaccination exercise for its civil servants.
Announcing this, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Abdiwahab Ugaas said, “I have today launched the vaccination program for COVID-19 for all government employees, as an effort to prevent the spread of the virus.”
The vaccination program was implemented by the country’s Ministry of Health and is aimed at reaching all government agencies.
As of August 18, Somalia had 16,535 positive novel coronavirus cases, 8,010 recoveries and 897 deaths.