29,500 doses of Pfizer vaccine to arrive to Georgia, citizens will choose which one to take

  • Georgia received the first 43,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine on March 13, while the vaccination of health workers started on March 15 throughout the country. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 22 Mar 2021 - 16:32, Tbilisi,Georgia

A total of 29,500 doses of Pfizer vaccine will arrive in Georgia and citizens eligible to be vaccinated at this point will be able to choose which one to take against the coronavirus, announces Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tsikaradze.

The principle of equality and solidarity is one of the core values ​​of the healthcare sector and is shared by the world. Therefore, all vaccines will be available to all our citizens", Tikaradze said.

Georgia received the first 43,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine on March 13, while the vaccination of health workers started on March 15 throughout the country.

So far 3,818 health workers have been innoculated against Covid-19 in the country with the AstraZeneca vaccine. 

Vaccination is taking place only in clinics with intensive care units (ICUs) .

Starting March 25, people over 65 years of age will be allowed to register for the Covid-19 vaccination in the country.

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