China on 30 December 2020 brought to Turkey coronavac vaccine, and then analysis of the period of 14 days on January 13, 2021, ‘Emergency Use Authorization’ was given. On the same day, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca and members of the Scientific Committee received the first dose of the vaccine at Ankara City Hospital.
In line with the “Covid-19 Vaccine National Implementation Strategy”, where vaccines are prioritized for those who have the appropriate conditions, healthcare workers started to be vaccinated first on January 14.
Then, the other groups were vaccinated. In this context, citizens aged 90 and over were vaccinated in their homes, as well as those who stayed in nursing homes and nursing homes and those responsible for their care on January 19.
After the evaluation of the Scientific Committee, citizens aged 85 and over started to be vaccinated at home on 21 January.
On the other hand, those who wanted the first dose of the vaccine from the pharmacy and pharmaceutical warehouse employees and the intern students of the pharmacy faculties on January 21.
Within the scope of the program, citizens aged 80 and over as of January 25, and those aged 75 and over as of January 27, received their vaccinations by making appointments from health institutions.
The second dose of CoronaVac vaccine was administered to healthcare professionals on February 11, following the completion of 28 days after the first dose.
Within the scope of vaccination in the process of combating the new type of corona virus, the first dose of vaccines for over 70 years old was started on February 11.
IMMUNIZATION BEGINS IN TEACHERS
Vaccination started to be given to people over the age of 65 on February 12.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, with his Twitter post, announced that the spouses of citizens over 65 years of age can also be vaccinated.
In line with the recommendations of the Scientific Committee, in order to ensure that critical public services can be sustained without interruption and to set an example for the society, after the invitation of Minister Koca, senior state administrators, especially cabinet members, started to be vaccinated.
The vaccination program started to be implemented for teachers, especially for classes where face-to-face education will be started.
According to the table in the Ministry of Health Kovid-19 Vaccine Information Platform, as of 11:00, the number of people who received the first dose was 6 million 327 thousand 250, and the number of people who received the second dose was 1 million 255 thousand 188. The total number of vaccines made was recorded as 7 million 582 thousand 438.
THE SECOND STAGE IN THE IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE
Vaccination will proceed according to the schedule determined in line with the “Kovid-19 Vaccine National Implementation Strategy”.
Group A of the second phase of the vaccination calendar will include employees from priority sectors to maintain services.
In this context, employees of the Ministry of National Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, persons in critical positions, police, private security, Ministry of Justice, prisons, education sector (teachers and faculty members), food sector (according to SGK records) (bakeries, food factories, food factories, packaged such as water producers) and transportation (according to SGK records).
50-64 YEARS WILL BE VACCINATED IN THE SECOND STAGE
According to the calendar, individuals aged 50-64 will also have the Covid-19 vaccine in the second stage.
In the third stage, those with chronic diseases will be vaccinated first. While 40-49-year-olds will be vaccinated first, 30-39 and 18-29 age groups will follow.
In the fourth stage, those who do not get it done on time will be vaccinated.
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