376373 people in Mongolia at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19

2021-04-05 17:39:21

Today’s COVID-19 daily briefing by the Ministry of Health reported that a total of 376,373 people in Mongolia or 18.8 percent of nationwide vaccination target, have been fully and partially vaccinated against COVID-19. 

On April 4 and 5, more than 1,000 healthcare officers and doctors are working at 64 vaccination sites to vaccinate people aged over 50, reports the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD). 

On April 3, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene visited the vaccination sites in Ulaanbaatar city to get acquainted with the vaccine rollout process. During the visit, the Prime Minister assured that the period of partial restrictions ongoing between April 3 and 18 will allow to vaccinate up to 30,000 people a day, instead of daily average of 12,000. 

As a result of accelerating the vaccine rollout, around 2 million adult population of Mongolia are expected to receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before June 1, and all target population in Ulaanbaatar city will be fully vaccinated within the month of May. 

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