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The first batch of Sputnik-M vaccine arrived in Kuzbass

24.01.2022 53 просмотров

In total, the region received about 2 thousand doses of the drug.

The Kemerovo region received the first batch of Sputnik-M coronavirus vaccine for teenagers. Vaccination of minors will be on a voluntary basis, Deputy Chairman of the Government of Kuzbass for social development Aleksey Tsigelnik said at a meeting on Monday.

"Sputnik-M", which can be given to adolescents from the age of 12. I emphasize: there is no mandatory vaccination of adolescents, vaccinations will be given only on a voluntary basis," said Aleksey Tsigelnik.

The press service of the Ministry of Health of Kuzbass TASS explained that now the vaccine for adolescents is being distributed to medical institutions in the region, in total Kuzbass received 1,920 doses. It is planned to start vaccination in the near future.

According to the regional operational headquarters, as of January 24, more than 91.7 thousand cases of infection have been detected in the region since the beginning of the pandemic, 83.9 thousand people have recovered, 1,847 patients have died. The rest are under medical supervision. Over the past week, almost 2.2 thousand cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kuzbass, which is almost 40% more than a week earlier, when about 1.6 thousand cases were recorded. At the same time, according to Aleksey Tsigelnik, about 30% of the sick people are children.

At the moment, more than 1.1 million people have been vaccinated in Kuzbass, which is 67.7% of the total number citizens to be vaccinated. 228.2 thousand people underwent revaccination, including. More than 1.8 thousand beds have been deployed in medical institutions for patients with coronavirus, 22% of them are free. If the epidemiological situation worsens, their number can be increased.

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