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Mobile immunization teams start working in Bishkek and Chui region

Mobile immunization teams started working in Bishkek and Chui region of Kyrgyzstan. Press center of the Ministry of Health and Social Development reported.

They will vaccinate the population both according to the calendar of preventive vaccinations and against COVID-19. In total, 65 mobile teams will work in the republic during the week.

The ministry noted that in total 16,653 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the republic, including by the second dose — 389.

Vaccination campaign against coronavirus started in Kyrgyzstan on March 29 thanks to the humanitarian assistance of the PRC. The 150,000 doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will only be enough for 75,000 people. The country received the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine in the amount of 20,000 doses on March 22. Other 40,000 doses will be delivered by the end of April — at the beginning of May. Within the framework of the mechanism, Kyrgyzstan expects the supply of 405,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine against coronavirus in May-June.