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Over 2.5 percent of Moldovan population vaccinated against COVID

14:05 | 20.04.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, 20 April /MOLDPRES/- Over 96,372 people, representing more than 2.5 percent of the country's population have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus decreased by 23 percent.

The management of the National Public Health Agency announced today that after eight weeks of vaccination, the infections among the medical staff decreased by over 82 percent. So far, eligible people for stage one and stage two have been vaccinated.

So far, 292970 doses of vaccine have reached Moldova, of which 266400 were AstraZeneca, 24570 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and 2000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine. Over 75 percent of the AstraZeneca batches were used and 99 percent of the doses were administered from the Pfizer-BioNTech batch.

The vaccination campaign began to show the first results, with a decrease in morbidity. Thus, the authorities recommend that immunization be continued with all available vaccines.

Since 2 March over 1000 post-immunization events have been monitored in the country, the vast majority have been mild side effects including fever and muscle aches.

All vaccinated persons are registered in the electronic vaccination register COVID-19.

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