14.May .2021 19:00

Which Vaccines Are Used in the Neighboring Countries of Georgia?

Which Vaccines Are Used in the Neighboring Countries of Georgia?
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As of May 14, 81,076 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Georgia, which is 2.1% of the country's population. The vaccination process in Georgia started on March 15 with the AstraZeneca vaccine, after which the Pfizer vaccine was added to the vaccination process.

The immunization program has picked up a relatively high rate since May 4, when the Sinopharm vaccine was introduced. A total of 3,722 people have been vaccinated with this vaccine in the last 24 hours. The Georgian government is also discussing the use of the Sinovac vaccine. The vaccine is not yet authorized by the WHO.
 
What is the situation in the countries of the region?
 
1,748,525 vaccinations have been carried out in Azerbaijan so far. Vaccination in the country began on January 18 with the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine. 7.3% of the country's population is fully vaccinated by this time.
 
There have been 10,727 vaccinations in Armenia so far. The vaccination campaign in the country is carried out with the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine, as well as AstraZeneca vaccines obtained from COVAX. Overall, less than 0.3% of the population has been vaccinated so far. On April 30, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that "shamefully few" people had been vaccinated in the country.
 
Russia has so far vaccinated 19,800,000. The vaccination process in the country is mainly carried out through local production Sputnik V. According to Bloomberg, 5.2% of the population is fully vaccinated at this time.
 
25,501,337 vaccines have been made in Turkey so far. The vaccination process in the country started in January and it is mainly carried out by Sinovac-produced CoronaVac. The share of the population vaccinated twice in the country is 12.9%. This week, Turkey’s health minister said the country had signed a contract with Russia for the purchase of 50 million doses of Sputnik V.