Over 33,000 Covid vaccine doses administered in Armenia so far

May 31, 2021 – 15:49 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – A total of 33,529 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered in since the beginning of the vaccination program in the country in mid-April, the Ministry of Health said on Monday, May 31.

Armenia is currently using AstraZeneca and CoronaVac vaccines to inoculate people aged above 18, while folks with underlying health conditions and healthcare and social care workers under the age of 54 are getting Sputnik-V shots. The vaccination program rolled out across the country in mid-April, with health authorities also setting up mobile vaccination facilities near shopping malls and on major streets in , the capital of Armenia.

Foreigners currently residing in Armenia too can receive the jabs free of charge.

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Armenia grew by 34 to reach 222,670 on Monday. So far, 213,208 people have recovered, 4438 have died from the coronavirus in the country, while 1082 others carrying the virus have died from other causes.

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