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1,476 coronavirus vaccine doses administered in Kyrgyzstan

by November 22, 2021 Health

1,476 shots of vaccine against COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine were given across Kyrgyzstan in the past day, the Republican Headquarter for Combating COVID-19 said Monday.

According to the latest data, 712 Kyrgyzstanis received the first dose, while 764 people – the second shot.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,071,264 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered in Kyrgyzstan since the start of the vaccination campaign on March 29, 2020. Of these, 851,264 people have received both doses.

The country is inoculating i citizens with Sinopharm, Sputnik-V, Astra Zeneca and Pfizer vaccines. In addition, the country received a single-dose Sputnik-Light vaccine on Nov.12.

Kyrgyzstan also has started revaccination of population on Nov. 17. The third dose can be offered to persons with moderate and severe immunodeficiency; persons aged 60 and over who have previously received Sinopharm, Sinovac and other inactivated vaccines; health care workers with a very high risk of infection and transmission of coronavirus infection; for persons who have suffered from COVID-19 disease (including previously vaccinated persons).

In addition, in order to achieve the maximum coverage of the population with vaccination against COVID – 19 the Health Ministry made a decision to vaccinate new categories of citizens, these are 16-18 years old adolescents, pregnant and lactating women.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency