The Ministry of Health continues vaccination studies across the country in order to provide social immunity against Covid-19.
In this context, it is aimed to give at least one dose of vaccine to 70 percent of the population aged 18 and over until Eid al-Adha, while the second and third dose applications continue rapidly.
According to the instant data on the “covid19asi.saglik.gov.tr” website of the Ministry of Health, as of July 16, 21:44, the number of first dose vaccines applied in the fight against Covid-19 is 38 million 784 thousand 201 and the number of second dose vaccines is 20 million 2 thousand 13. reached .
With the third dose, the total amount of vaccination increased to 62 million 365 thousand 59.
EXPLANATION FROM MINISTER KOCA
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca stated that in the fight against the new type of Coronavirus (Covid-19), nearly one-third of the population aged 18 and over has completed two doses of vaccine.
In his post on his Twitter account, Koca said, “Nearly one-third of the population aged 18 and over, that is, 20 million people, have had both doses of the vaccine. Now one-third of us are vaccinated with a double dose.” used the phrases.