WATCH: 40+ persons can start registering for the vaccine from Friday

Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne has announced that persons aged 40+ can start registering for the Covid-19 vaccination with effect from Friday.

Dr Fearne urged these persons to enter the vaċċ site or send an SMS on 9918 0045 to get vaccinated in Malta or on 9918 0044 to get vaccinated in Gozo.

Latest figures regarding the country’s national vaccination programme show that nearly 6,000 doses were administered yesterday.

Out of all doses administered to date, being 288,797, over 90,000 have received second doses, and thus have the highest level of protection from the coronavirus.