Up to 50,000 unvaccinated senior citizens in unregistered nursing homes, says group

Bernard Saw

Covid-19 outbreaks remain a concern for nursing homes, several of which have been the source of virus clusters. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 8, 2021.

THERE could be “tens of thousands” of elderly folk who are yet to be vaccinated against Covid-19 even as nearly 70% of the adult population have received two doses, those working with the aged said.

They said many of the senior citizens who have not received their shots are in care homes which are not registered with the welfare authorities.

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