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Over 114 million coronavirus vaccine jabs given in Turkey

Over 114 million coronavirus vaccine jabs given in Turkey

More than 54.85 million people have received 1st doses, over 47.3 million fully vaccinated.
18.10.2021 - 11:46

Turkey has administered over 114 million doses of coronavirus vaccines since it launched an immunization drive this January, according to official figures released on Sunday.

More than 54.85 million people have gotten a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while around 47.3 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.

Turkey has also given third booster shots to more than 10.85 million people.

The ministry also recorded 24,114 new cases, 186 fatalities, and 24,403 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

As many as 341,426 virus tests were done over the past day, the data showed.

On Twitter, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca reiterated his call for young people to get vaccinated.