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Germany helped Tajikistan fight the pandemic

11.09.2021 102 просмотров

Over 100,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were provided by Germany to Tajikistan as humanitarian aid. This was announced on Friday by the press center of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic.


“Within the framework of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Germany, as well as the mechanism for equal access to WHO vaccines against coronavirus infection COVAX, Germany provided humanitarian assistance in the form of 100.8 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine,” the report says. The ministry noted that the official ceremony of receiving vaccines was held with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Health of Tajikistan, the German Embassy and development partners, where the First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic Gafur Mukhsinzoda expressed gratitude to the German side for the vaccines provided. It is noted that citizens of the country will be vaccinated with these vaccines according to the plan.

From July 3, 2021, mandatory vaccination of citizens over 18 years of age has been announced in Tajikistan. For immunization, citizens must contact a family doctor or a medical institution at the place of residence, where they are vaccinated free of charge. So far, almost 2.1 million people have received the coronavirus vaccine in the country, according to the Ministry of Health. In total, more than 4.7 million doses of AstraZeneсa, CoronaVac, & nbsp; Moderna and Sputnik V.

The headquarters reported a new outbreak of infection on June 21, 2021, since that day the Ministry of Health of Tajikistan has been reporting new cases of infection every day. Prior to this, since January 2021, no new cases of infection were detected in the country for several months. The main reason for the new wave of the spread of the virus, experts called the refusal to use masks, non-compliance with certain periods of isolation of citizens who returned from abroad, and other recommended measures. and medical institutions, in all public places. The first infected people were detected in the country on April 30 last year. According to the Ministry of Health, since the onset of the disease in a country with a population of 9.5 million people, 17,054 infected have been registered, 16,915 (99.2%) have been cured, and 124 people have died from complications caused by the infection.

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