Georgia will receive an additional 43,200 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in mid-June, while the country will import half a million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine not later than early July, Head of Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze said earlier today.
Gamkrelidze also said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will donate 100,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine this summer to Georgia.
Head of NCDC Amiran Gamkrelidze also noted that Georgia is holding negotiations to receive Moderna and Novovax vaccines in the coming future.
Vaccination with the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine against coronavirus has begun today in Georgia for people over the age of 18.
Registration for vaccination is available on booking.moh.gov.ge.
Georgia started coronavirus vaccination in mid-March when the country received 43,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine.
In addition to Sinovac, the country is currently using AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines for certain groups of individuals.