Hotel Equatorial Penang to reopen as PPV on June 28

Hotel Equatorial Penang in Bukit Jambul is reopening on June 28 as a Covid-19 vaccination centre (PPV) after shuttering on March 31.

Some 1,600 economic frontliners, especially those in the state’s business and industrial sectors, are expected to be inoculated there daily.

Penang tourism exco Yeoh Soon Hin today visited the hotel with Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau chief executive Ashwin Gunasekeran.

Yeoh said the state government will look into the feasibility of more hotels being used as PPVs to ramp up Penang’s vaccination drive.

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