Pensioners to receive 200 GEL pension bonuses if vaccinated before January 1

  • PM Garibashvili announced that pensioners who are vaccinated against COVID-19 before January 1, 2022, will receive 200 GEL pension bonuses. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge

Agenda.ge, 8 Nov 2021 - 15:47, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has announced that pensioners who are vaccinated against COVID-19 before January 1, 2022, will receive 200 GEL (about $63.29 / €54.71) pension bonuses.

At a government session held earlier today, Garibashvili said that in order to encourage vaccination among the elderly, pensioners will receive 200 GEL bonuses after their first vaccine doses.

The Georgian PM further revealed that so-called COVID-19 ‘green passports’, allowing entrance to various establishments, will come into force in the country on December 1.

Georgia has reported 2,191 new COVID-19 cases, 4,348 recoveries, and 74 deaths in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate for the last seven days stands at 10.41%.

A total of 2,005,229 people nationwide have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 952,831 are fully vaccinated.

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