Young people aged 12 to 15 years on Aitutaki, Mitiaro and Atiu have had the opportunity to receive their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, so too have a number of adults who missed out first time around.
On Aitutaki a total of 144
youth received their first dose, representing 82.3 per cent of the eligible
population, said a statement from Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health.
On Atiu, 28 of 12-15 year olds
received their first dose, representing 84.8 per cent of the eligible
population, and on Mitiaro 100 per cent of the 12-15 year old population (12)
received their first dose last week.
Across the three islands, 63
adults (16 years and over) received their first vaccination dose and seven adults
received their second dose.
The vaccination team will
arrive in Mauke this Wednesday, October 27.
The second dose for those on
Rarotonga will be administered this Saturday (8am-7pm) and Sunday (8am-4pm).
The vaccination team will be
in Mangaia next Monday and Tuesday and then travelling to Aitutaki to deliver
the second dose on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6.