MINSK, 31 December (BelTA) – More than 4.842 million people in Belarus have got the first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, of them over 3.719 million have been fully vaccinated, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
The regional breakdown of people who got the second shot is as follows: over 476,200 in Brest Oblast, over 403,500 in Vitebsk Oblast, over 628,200 in Gomel Oblast, over 450,000 in Grodno Oblast, over 450,400 in Mogilev Oblast, over 477,900 in Minsk Oblast, and more than 740,600 in the city of Minsk.
More than 92,000 employees of various organizations and departments have been fully vaccinated so far.
Over 1,500 teenagers aged between 12-17 have received one shot of the vaccine.
Thus, 51.8% of the population of the Republic of Belarus has received one dose of the vaccine, 39.8% has been fully vaccinated, the Healthcare Ministry informed,