As the global vaccination programme kicks into overdrive, Malaysian workers employed in Singapore have shown excitement after accepting the jab.
SINGAPORE: A number of Malaysians working in Singapore have started receiving the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.
Those who received the injection are mostly working in the sector that is given priority to receive the vaccine in this republic. Some of them started sharing the experience of taking the injection on the Malaysian-Singapore Border Crossers’ Facebook page, which now has almost 82,000 members.
According to Imra Astata Ibrahim, who works in the marine sector, he took the first injection on Jan 13 and will take the second dose after 21 days. When contacted by Bernama, Imra Astata, 40, who is renting a room in Jurong West here, said he did not hesitate to get the vaccine with 10 of his Malaysian colleagues.In fact, the father of three has high hopes that by getting vaccinated, it will be easier for him to travel back and forth to Johor as before. Covid-19 Vaccination: Malaysians working in Singapore thrilled with taking the jab. (Read more) >>>