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Moroccan King Mohammed VI Takes First Shot Of COVID Vaccine, Launches Nationwide Drive
Fez, January 28 (TNA) His Majesty King Mohammed VI on Thursday launched a nationwide vaccination drive against Coronavirus, from the Royal Palace in Fez, an official said. On this occasion, the Sovereign received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
In accordance with the Royal instructions, the vaccination campaign will be free for all citizens with the aim of immunising all components of the Moroccan people (30 million to vaccinate about 80 percent of the population), reducing then eliminating infection cases and related-deaths and containing the spread of the virus, with a view to a gradual return to normal life.
This national campaign, which will take place gradually, will benefit all Moroccan citizens as well as foreigners living in the kingdom aged 17 and over.