Ramadan 2021 begins on April 12 in the United Kingdom, in the midst of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign. People over the age of 50 should start receiving their vaccine doses three days before this date. The government, concerned about the situation, decided to vaccinate Muslims at night during the whole holy month.
“Anything we can do to strengthen and facilitate vaccination during Ramadan is a good thing, especially in communities where awareness has been difficult,” said Kowsar Zaman, initiator of the “Take the COVID-19 Vaccine” campaign. , welcoming the government’s efforts to immunize the British Muslim community.
Muslims in the UK were worried about the impact of Ramadan on vaccines, after government reports released that Asians, many of whom are Muslims, have the highest death rate per 100,000 population during of the second wave of the epidemic.