336,758 people get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

2021-04-03 16:52:09
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, Deputy Minister S.Amarsaikhan, Minister of Health S.Enkhbold and WHO Representative to Mongolia Dr Sergey Diorditsa visited vaccination units in Chingeltei and Songinokhairkhan districts today. As of 2 April 2021, Mongolia has vaccinated 336,758 people and has established 80 vaccination units in the capital city to scale up the national vaccine rollout.
Starting from today, older adults and people with disabilities will be vaccinated at the vaccination unit located at the Vocational training center in Chingeltei District. Dr Sergey Diorditsa commended that the given center is prioritizing vaccination of older adults at high risk of infection and severe illness from COVID-19.
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene reminded all, specifically addressing young adults, to continue protective measures such as wearing a mask, observing physical distancing, washing hands regularly, and encouraged all to stay vigilant to overcome the pandemic with minimal loss.
Source: WHO Mongolia