Number of vaccine jabs given in Turkey nears 100 million
The number of coronavirus vaccine jabs given in Turkey has exceeded 96.9 million since the country launched an immunization campaign in January, indicated official figures released on Saturday.
Over 49.44 million people have gotten their first vaccine dose, while more than 38.20 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.
The data showed that 79.55% of the country's adult population has received at least one dose of a two-shot vaccine.
Turkey has also given third booster shots to over 8.9 million people.
Turkey has administered a total of 382,825 doses of coronavirus vaccines over the past 24 hours.
The ministry also reported 20,033 new coronavirus cases, while as many as 278 more people died of the disease in the past 24 hours.