Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that a total of 597,647 doses of the vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.
The vaccination schedule has accelerated as part of the fight against the coronavirus, as more and more people have been vaccinated with the professional groups newly added to the vaccination program.
In a statement on his Twitter account, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that a total of 597,647 doses of the vaccine had been administered during the past 24 hours:
6,261 people tested positive for COVID-19, and 69 people died
According to Turkey’s daily coronavirus schedule from the address “http://covid19.saglik.gov.tr“, 224,128 tests for COVID-19 were conducted in Turkey in the past 24 hours.
The result of examining 6,261 people was positive, 69 people died, and the number of patients was 561.
The number of seriously ill patients has also reached 997, and the number of 6,217 people who have recovered after the end of treatment or quarantine for COVID-19 has increased to 5,192,945.
The number of examinations reached 56 million and 570 thousand and 784, and the number of cases reached 5 million and 319 thousand and 359, and the number of deaths reached 48 thousand and 593.
Some workers in the sector and services will be vaccinated
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca stated that there are 6 doses of the vaccine in the BioNTech vaccine vial, which are applied as part of the fight against COVID-19, and must be used within 6 hours after opening.
In addition, Koca announced that workers in transport activities within cities and between cities can be vaccinated.
In addition to taxi and minibus shop owners, as well as freight workers and couriers against COVID-19 as of today.
Vaccination of shipping workers and couriers begins
Exporters with green passports, who are flying the Turkish flag around the world with the initiatives of the Turkish Exporters Association, have been listed as a priority in the vaccination program to combat the Coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health also announced the addition of a ‘Volunteer’ button to e-Pulse for the Phase 3 clinical trial of the inactivated local COVID-19 vaccine.