Over 61.1M Coronavirus Vaccine Jabs Administered In Turkey
Muhammad Irfan 2 months ago Fri 16th July 2021 | 02:00 PM
ANKARA , 16 July (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jul, 2021 ) -:Turkey has administered over 61.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass inoculation drive in January, according to official figures on Thursday.
The vaccination campaign to curb the spread of coronavirus continues in full swing as all residents over age 18 can choose to get the Chinese Sinovac jab or the one produced by German firm BioNTech and its US partner, Pfizer.
To date, 62.12% of the adult population has received at least one vaccine dose.
The ministry also confirmed 7,304 new infections and 48 related deaths in the last 24 hours, while as many as 5,103 more patients recovered.
However, seeking to limit the spread of the Delta variant of the virus, the country has suspended flights from India, where the strain was first detected, along with Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, Nepal and Sri Lanka.