The Ministry of Justice of the Government of National Unity (GNU) on Sunday announced the launch of a vaccination campaign against the Coronavirus in all reform and rehabilitation institutions and prisons.

The Ministry said in a statement that the vaccination campaign comes as part of the overall national campaign for vaccination against the virus, targeting in its first stage inmates who suffer from chronic diseases.

It added that the Health Care Department at the Ministry of Justice began the vaccination of a number of inmates in the first phase on Sunday morning in coordination with the medical unit of Mitiga Prison with the input of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming its intention to continue targeting the remaining reform and rehabilitation institutions.