288,000 citizens vaccinated with third dose

2021-09-28 15:18:24

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. A total of 288,000 citizens were vaccinated with the third dose nationwide, reports Minister of Health S.Enkhbold on September 27.

Vaccination started in August to immunize people who suffer from chronic disease, or aged over 60 with the third dose. Then, the citizens aged over 18 was offered a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 13,000 people are receiving vaccine shots per day. As the third dose is being offered based on the survey conducted by the foreign and domestic scientists and researchers, citizens are urged to actively get vaccinated.

“The number of people diagnosed with the delta variant of the virus in Israel surged despite administrating second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccines to its citizens. However, the number of cases decreased after accelerating vaccination of the third dose in August”, highlighted the Minister.