The health department is bracing for an influx of people wanting to get Covid-19 booster shots as it looks to combine vaccine services with mainstream health-care centres such as clinics and hospitals, after an almost lockdown-free festive holiday.

The National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) in 2021 decided the country would remain on adjusted lockdown level 1 throughout the festive season, citing modest hospitalisations as the country passed the peak of the fourth wave that was driven by the quicker spreading omicron variant...

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