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09 April 2021, 11:27

Some 92,000 Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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MINSK, 9 April (BelTA) – As many as 92,000 Belarusians have already got the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, Belarusian Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich told the ONT TV channel, BelTA has learned.

As of 26 March, around 40,000 Belarusians had received the first dose of the vaccine and 26,000 had already got both shots. By now, the first dose of the vaccine has already been administered to 92,000 Belarusians.

On 15-16 April, Belarus will roll out its first commercial batch of the Russian vaccine, the bottling of which started in late March. By October, Belarus intends to launch the full production cycle of another Russian jab. Belarus is also working on its own variant of the coronavirus vaccine.

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