Chief epidemiologist of Georgia advocates compulsory vaccination of medical staff and teachers

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Chief epidemiologist of Georgia advocates compulsory vaccination of medical staff and teachers

Chief epidemiologist of Georgia advocates compulsory vaccination of medical staff and teachers

Epidemiologists are concerned that the rate of vaccination of the population in Georgia has begun to fall 09/21/2021, Sputnik Georgia

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TBILISI, 21 Sep – Sputnik. The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia stands for the mandatory vaccination of teachers and medical personnel, the country’s chief epidemiologist Amiran Gamkrelidze said on Channel One, but there is no consensus on this issue. According to him, most of the population believes that vaccination in the country should be voluntary. Who will receive the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine? – response of the Ministry of Health of Georgia & gt; & gt; Gamkrelidze is confident that in order for the fifth wave of coronavirus to be relatively mild, by November 40% of the adult population must be vaccinated with two doses, and all citizens must comply with the established recommendations. According to him, in August, the average vaccinations reached 23 thousand vaccinations per day, in September – 20 thousand. Earlier, the Ministry of Health of the country once again voiced the position of the department that vaccination against coronavirus at this stage in Georgia remains voluntary. According to the latest data, the most active place in Georgia in terms of vaccination is Tbilisi. In the capital of Georgia, more than 60% of the adult population is vaccinated. By this time, 1,655,040 vaccinations were made in Georgia, 707,563 people were vaccinated with two doses out of a population of 3.72 million. Subscribe to video news from Georgia on our YouTube channel.

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Epidemiologists are concerned that the rate of vaccination of the population in Georgia has begun to fall

TBILISI, September 21 – Sputnik. The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia is in favor of mandatory vaccination of teachers and medical personnel, the country’s chief epidemiologist Amiran Gamkrelidze said on the air of Channel One.

At the same time, he noted, there is no consensus on this issue. According to him, most of the population believes that vaccination in the country should be voluntary.

Who will receive the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine? – the answer of the Ministry of Health of Georgia >>

Gamkrelidze is confident that in order for the fifth wave of coronavirus to be relatively mild, by November 40% of the adult population must be vaccinated with two doses, and all citizens must comply with the established recommendations.

According to him, in August the average vaccination rate reached 23 thousand vaccinations per day, in September – 20 thousand.

“We really wanted the daily rate to be 30 thousand in September, 30 thousand in October, and then we would have met the cold period of November very well, but, unfortunately, the last four days have shown that the rate of vaccination is decreasing. more activity, but a more aggressive information campaign is obviously needed. It is never enough, “Gamkrelidze said.

Earlier, the country’s Ministry of Health once again voiced the department’s position that vaccination against coronavirus at this stage in Georgia remains voluntary.

According to the latest data, Tbilisi is the most active place in terms of vaccination in Georgia. In the capital of Georgia, more than 60% of the adult population are vaccinated.

By this time, 1,655,040 vaccinations have been made in Georgia, 707,563 people have been vaccinated with two doses out of a population of 3.72 million.

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