40% of Georgian teachers vaccinated, public service halls offering vaccination registration

Health officials may not recommend in-person studies from September if coronavirus cases continue to surge. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 20 Aug 2021 - 13:08, Tbilisi,Georgia

Vaccination rates for teachers in Georgia stand at 40%, Deputy Minister of Education Ekaterine Dgebuadze stated earlier today. 

We expect that the figure will significantly increase in the coming weeks,” Dgebuadze stated. 

907,665 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine in the country so far, of which 266,962 individuals have been completely vaccinated.

Starting Monday individuals will be able to visit public service halls around the country to register themselves or family members for the coronavirus vaccine, or to call the number: 2 405 405. 

Public service halls will provide the service from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays and from 10:00 to 17:00 on the weekend.

Registration for vaccination with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sinovac or Sinopharm is also available on booking.moh.gov.ge.

Georgia has reported 4,743 new cases of coronavirus, 3,393 recoveries and 59 deaths in the past 24 hours. 

58,995 people currently remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia.