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33M Covid-19 vaccine shots given in Turkey

33M Covid-19 vaccine shots given in Turkey

Turkey has administered over 33.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination

 

More than 20 million people have gotten their first doses, while nearly 13.7 million have been fully vaccinated, according to ministry data.

During the last week, over 3 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered in Turkey.

Turkey reported 5,012 new coronavirus cases, including 454 symptomatic patients, over the last 24 hours. The number of new cases on Saturday was 6,076.

The country’s overall case tally is over 5.33 million, while the nationwide death toll has reached 48,721 with 53 new fatalities.

Turkey has lowered the vaccine eligibility age to 40, the Turkish health minister announced on Sunday.

“If you are 40 or older, you can make an appointment as of this morning. We expect 100% participation,” Fahrettin Koca wrote on Twitter.

 

Read More: Corona Vaccination in Turkey has reached 40 years of Group

 

Source: Anadolu Agency

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