As of 9 June 2021, over 4.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Singapore, with 2.5 million individuals receiving at least their first dose.
Updates on the Vaccination Programme
From 11 June 2021 onwards, the vaccination programme will be extended to the following groups:
1. Singapore Citizens Aged 12 to 39 Years Old
Singapore citizens aged 12-39 years old will be able to register online for their COVID-19 vaccinations from 11 June 2021 onwards. Children who turn 12 in 2021 must have crossed their birthday before they are eligible to book an appointment.
Registration can be done at vaccine.gov.sg. An SMS with a personalised booking link will be sent to registrants progressively to invite them to book their appointments.
Those who had registered their interest earlier will not need to register again.
Parental Consent Required for Persons Below 18 Years Old
Those who are under the age of 18 will require the consent of their parent/guardian to book an appointment. The child will be required to bring along documentary proof of their consent to the vaccination site for verification.
Parents/guardians of children/wards aged 13 and above are not required to accompany them to the vaccination site on the day of vaccination, However, children/wards aged 12 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
2. Individuals who have recovered from an earlier infection
Individuals who have recovered from an earlier COVID-19 infection are recommended to receive a single dose of vaccine. Evidence has indicated that a single dose would further boost their immunity against COVID-19.
Individuals who had an earlier COVID-19 infection from over six months ago will be prioritised for the single-dose vaccination, as recovered individuals who have had infection within the past six months are likely to still have a strong immune response that has not faded.
Eligible persons will be able to register from 11 June 2021 onwards, if they are part of a population group that is already eligible for vaccination.
Vaccination remains a key enabler in keeping our community safe. Those who are medically eligible are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated when it is offered to you.
For more information, click here for MOH's press release.