Over 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia have signed up for the coronavirus vaccination on the opening day of vaccination registration, the Saudi Health Ministry stated.
“Up until now, 100,546 people have signed up through the application on… smartphones to receive the coronavirus vaccine,” the ministry stated in a press release.
On Tuesday, the Saudi Ministry of Health introduced the start of registration for the coronavirus vaccination. The vaccine will primarily be accessible to people over 65, these prone to changing into contaminated on account of their skilled actions, or these with continual ailments.
At the top of final week, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority accepted the registration and use of a vaccine towards the brand new coronavirus produced by the American firm Pfizer and its German accomplice BioNTech. The first batches of the vaccine have already been acquired by the dominion.
In current months, Saudi Arabia has managed to considerably scale back the rise in the variety of coronavirus circumstances, bringing them to simply over 200 per day. Since the start of the pandemic, greater than 360,000 people have gone by means of Covid-19 in the dominion, with practically 351,000 recoveries and over 6,000 deaths. (ANI/Sputnik)