MINSK, 16 November (BelTA) – More than 6.631 million people in Belarus have got the first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, of them over 6.530 million have completed the vaccination regimen, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
Over 903,600 people completed the vaccination regimen in Brest Oblast, over 801,000 in Vitebsk Oblast, over 990,600 in Gomel Oblast, over 703,700 in Grodno Oblast, over 1 million in Minsk Oblast, over 697,500 in Mogilev Oblast, and over 1.316 million in the city of Minsk.
More than 116,100 employees of organizations and institutions have completed the vaccination process.
More than 230,800 children and teenagers aged 5-17 have received one shot of the vaccine, of them more than 213,600 have been fully vaccinated.
Thus, 71.7% of the country's population have received one dose of the vaccine, 70.6% have been fully vaccinated.
Belarusians are also getting booster shots of the vaccine, with 62.5% of the population having received them so far.