Record Turnout For Close To Home Mobile Vaccination Programme

Yesterday the Close to Home Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Programme was located at Transport Control Department (TCD) on North Street, Hamilton. A total of 401 doses were administered  between 10am and 2pm.

There were 240 first doses and 161 second doses administered. This is, by far, the largest number of people to participate in the programme in one day. 1,723 people have gotten a first and second shot of the vaccine through the mobile programme.

Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP stopped by to thank attendees for getting the vaccine, as did Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter Roban, JP, MP and Warwick North East MP Ianthia Simmons-Wade, JP, MP. The Premier also thanked the teams responsible for making the programme a success. This has been a collaboration between the Ministries of Health and Public Works, with support form the Bermuda Health Council and the Royal Bermuda Regiment.

While at TCD, the Premier gave the following remarks:

The next Close To Home COVID-19 vaccination location will be at Open Door Christian Assembly in St. David’s on Tuesday 25 May from 10am – 2pm.
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