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Kazakhstan recognizes vaccination passports of two more countries

14.10.2021 36 просмотров

Kazakh authorities have recognized COVID-19 vaccination passports for citizens of India and the Philippines. Thus, the list of countries whose coronavirus vaccination passports are valid in the republic has expanded to 15. This was announced on Wednesday by the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan following a meeting of the interdepartmental commission (IAC) to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the republic.

“Vaccination passports are mutually recognized with India and the Philippines. As a result, the Republic of Kazakhstan has reached agreements on the recognition of vaccination passports with 15 countries: Turkey, Hungary, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, Mongolia, Thailand, the Republic of Belarus, Armenia, Iran, San Marino, Argentina, Estonia, India and the Philippines,” — the message says.

At the meeting of the Interim Commission, a decision was also made on revaccination of the population against coronavirus, which is planned to begin in the third decade of November this year. -19 from 9.9 million to 11.4 million people the contingent subject to vaccination has been increased. In accordance with WHO recommendations, this will achieve herd immunity at the level of 60%. The population of Kazakhstan is 19 million people.

On February 1, Kazakhstan began to vaccinate the population against coronavirus with Sputnik V, produced in Russia. At the end of February, the shipment to the regions of the Russian vaccine, produced on the basis of the Karaganda pharmaceutical complex, began. On April 26, vaccination with the local drug QazVac began in the republic. At the end of April, the Samruk-Kazyna National Wealth Fund purchased 1 million doses of the Hayat-Vax vaccine from the Chinese company Sinopharm.

In early June, the first batch of CoronaVac vaccine produced by the Chinese Sinovac Biotech in the amount of 500,000 doses arrived in the republic. On July 15, the Russian Direct Investment Fund announced that the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan had registered a one-component drug called Sputnik Light. In early August, 1 million doses of Sinopharm's Vero Cell coronavirus vaccine were delivered to the country.

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