Appointments for the first shot of the Sinopharm vaccine have been halted at a number of hospitals within the capital.
ABU DHABI – Bookings for the first dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine has been halted for June at most personal healthcare amenities in Abu Dhabi.
Hospitals and healthcare amenities below VPS Healthcare, NMC Healthcare and Mediclinic are actually solely providing appointment slots for the second dose of the vaccine.
“There are not any slots out there for the first dose,” mentioned a name centre govt at VPS Healthcare.
NMC Healthcare and Mediclinic each mentioned the slots for the first dose had been “absolutely booked” for this month however appointments may very well be made for July.
“For the first dose of Sinopharm, we are able to get you booked straight away for a slot subsequent month,” mentioned a name centre govt at Mediclinic.
“We are fully booked for this month and contemporary appointments will be made solely for subsequent month,” mentioned a name heart govt at NMC Healthcare.
Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) continues to supply all doses of vaccines throughout its healthcare amenities.
“SEHA, in collaboration with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, continues to supply all doses of the Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines. Those wishing to obtain any of the vaccines are inspired to e-book via the SEHA cell utility,” SEHA mentioned in a press release.
More than 87 per cent of the eligible inhabitants, i.e., these aged 16 and above, have acquired the vaccine.