Following the "Vaccination Strategy against COVID-19 in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2021-2022", the vaccination process in the country continues.
According to the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan, vaccination of persons over 50 is underway.
"As of February 23, the COVID-19 vaccine has already been given to more than 200 000 citizens. We call on citizens to take an active part in the vaccination process. In particular, we invite people over the age of 50 who have diabetes to be vaccinated against COVID-19," the ministry said.
The process of vaccination against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan started on January 18.
Azerbaijan has purchased 4 million doses of the Chinese-made vaccine Sinovac. One person will receive two doses of the vaccine. A second dose of the vaccine is given 21 days after the first dose.