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Ministry of Health gives Corona vaccine to about 50 thousand medical staff during this month

Director of Preparedness and Emergency at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Hassaba, confirmed that the process of vaccinating  medical and administrative staff working in hospitals against Coronavirus will resume this month after the arrival of a new batch of vaccines.

Dr. Hassaba stated in a statement to SANA that this batch targets 50 thousand staff members working in hospitals from various governorates, indicating that 2500 health workers  benefited from the last batch of vaccine which was donated by a friendly country.

He pointed out that the process of giving the vaccine to the cadres working in hospitals and health centers continues with the arrival of any batch of vaccines. After this, the vaccination will be given to the cadres working in the education sector according to the older age groups.  Then, upon the arrival of the batch of vaccines that include one million doses from the World Health Organization in coordination With "Corona Vaccine Global Platform .. Kovacs", the vaccine will be available to anyone who wishes.

According to Dr. Hassab, the Ministry of Health’s plan to give the Corona vaccine to 20-25 percent of the citizens in Syria until the end of 2021, depending on the arrival of the vaccine batches.

Inas Abdulkareem