40% of Kurdistan region vaccinated against COVID-19, Health Minister says

1/10/2023 8:48:44 PM
 A COVID-19 Center in the Kurdistan region.
 photo: KurdSat English
Very few people have received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Health Minister Saman Barzanji, said that 2 million 931 thousand 474 doses of coronavirus vaccine had been given to citizens in the Kurdistan region.

The minister also said that 49.6 % of  Kurdistan region citizens aged 18 years had received a dose COVID-19 vaccine, 40.2 % of citizens over 18 years have received the second dose, while only 2 % of citizens over 18 years of age received the third dose.

Many people in the Kurdistan region lost their lives in the global pandemic that shut down the world for months.

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