Nearly 5,000 People Have Been Vaccinated

Cyprus News - Dr Ali Pilli
(Health Minister – Dr Ali Pilli)

Health Minister Dr. Ali Pilli has said that a total of 4,968 people had been vaccinated against Covid-19 vaccine, rolling out of which began on Friday.

Minister Pilli noted that 4,944 people were vaccinated with the Chinese produced Sinovac and 24 with the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine.

The vaccinations have been given primarily to health and hospital staff working in all state and private hospitals.

The Covid-19 vaccination has been given primarily to health and hospital employees working in all public and private hospitals, grades 4, 5 and 6 students studying at the Faculty of Medicine, Grades 4 and 5 students studying Dentistry, all private laboratory employees, all pharmacists and pharmacies. employees, private and public veterinarians, physiotherapists, employees of the Ministry of Health, on a voluntary basis.

Vaccinations were given in the following five health centres, starting at the Emergency Hospital in Nicosia on Friday.

  • Emergency Hospital
  • Famagusta State Hospital
  • Girne Akçiçek Hospital
  • Cengiz Topel Hospital
  • Vaccines under the control of the Ministry of Health were administered to healthcare professionals in the Near East University Hospital.


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