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Manastirliu: The vaccination of +50 years old citizens kicked off today. 11 thousand Pfizer vaccines are expected to arrive today.

  • 6/21/2021 3:41 PM
Manastirliu: The vaccination of +50 years old citizens kicked off today. 11 thousand Pfizer vaccines are expected to arrive today.

"From today we will kick off the vaccination of +50 years old citizens ." The news was given by the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Ogerta Manastirliu, from the vaccination center at "Skënderbeg" square, where the vaccination process for this age group has already started.

The Minister of Health has called on citizens who have already completed the first dose, to appear at health centers or centralized vaccination points, to receive the second dose of vaccine.
In addition to the doses of Coronavac vaccines that came in over the weekend, Manastirliu said that the Pfizer vaccines are expected to arrive today.
"Together with the 100 thousand Coronavac vaccines that arrived these days, so far there are over 1 million and 60 thousand vaccines arrived in the country, while today we expect again over 11 thousand Pfizer vaccines", said Manastirliu.

Speaking about the improved epidemiological situation, the Minister of Health again appealed for vigilance.
So far 1,067,950 anticovid vaccines have arrived in the country. A total of 880,912 doses of COVID vaccine have been administered since the start of the vaccination process. Of these, 365,028 citizens received both doses of the vaccine. The vaccination process is being carried out according to all safety and quality parameters by trained teams of vaccinators across the country.

/Klara Ruci/