Around 36,000 foreign residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19

Almost 36,000 people of foreign nationality who are resident in Malta and Gozo have been vaccinated against Covid 19.

This was stated by Deputy PM and Health Minister Chris Fearne in reply to a PQ by Nationalist MP Ivan Bartolo.

The Deputy PM said that 35, 627 foreign residents have been given their first dose.

He added that those with a residence permit in Malta or who are in the process of receiving their residence permit, are entitled to the vaccine.