Tue, 22 Jun 2021

BISHKEK, May 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 43,000 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development Uluk-Bek Bekturganov said at a briefing on Tuesday.

According to the data, 447 people were vaccinated in the republic during the past 24 hours, with 112 having received both doses. In total, since the start of the vaccination program, 43,127 people have been vaccinated in Kyrgyzstan, with 6,010 of them having received a second dose.

Kyrgyzstan has started its COVID-19 inoculation campaign using the Chinese vaccine in March.

In addition, the Central Asian country has started using the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine since April 22.

The deputy minister added that since the beginning of the pandemic, 99,033 cases of infection have been registered in Kyrgyzstan, of which 92,120 people have recovered, and 1,667 have died.

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