Cyprus: 79.3% of those fully vaccinated – The third dose for those over 60 begins

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The percentage of those fully vaccinated against him reached 79.3% coronavirus in Cyprus, at the time the mainland announced the start of vaccinations with the 3rd installment for people 60 years and older, from tomorrow, Tuesday (19/10),

In particular, all persons belonging to the age group of 60 years and over and given that a period of 6 months has elapsed from the vaccination with the 2nd dose, will be able to make an appointment for the booster dose through the Vaccination Portal from tomorrow. In addition, the 3rd installment will be administered to those over 60 and over at the walk-in vaccination centers that operate in all Provinces, every Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 1 pm.

As for the vulnerable groups approved by the Council of Ministers on October 15 for the 3rd installment, the vaccinations will be made by appointment after a telephone communication from the Ministry of Health.

As of October 17, the booster dose was given to 30,766 people. The vaccination coverage of the adult population at least with the 1st dose is at 81.7% and the percentage of fully vaccinated reached 79.3%. In people aged 16 and 17 years, 41.7% have received at least the first dose of the vaccine and 39.4% have completed their vaccination regimen. Finally, in the age group of 12-15 years, 27.6% were vaccinated with at least the first dose and 25.2% received both doses, completing their vaccination.

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