Immunization Minister Nadim Zahabi said more than 15 million people had received a first dose of corona virus.
The implication of the figure is that the government is expected to soon announce the target of offering vaccines for everyone in the top four priority groups by February 15th.
While the figure of 15 million was a key indicator of the ambitious target set by the prime minister on January 4, it is not known how many people outside the top priority groups received an injection.
The four initial target groups are:
- Residents of a care home and care for them
- Social health and welfare workers at the forefront
- All are aged 70 and over
- People are clinically vulnerable
Mr. Zehavi tweeted that the government “will not rest” until the vaccine is offered to all age 50- by the end of April, and then to all adults.
Ministers were praised for the speed of vaccine distribution, long before Europe’s neighbors.
More than half a million people each day snatched the bypass on Thursday and Friday, with the average of seven days for the first shot being over 441,000.
Margaret Keenan, 90, was in the media spotlight on December 8 when she became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer vaccine outside of a clinical trial.
The Astrazenka-Oxford vaccine was also approved on December 30, which helped dramatically increase the number of shots.
Last month the program expanded rapidly and included larger immunization centers, smaller physician-run centers, as well as several pharmacies and hospitals.
Mosques, museums, rugby fields and cathedrals are now also found at more than 1,500 sites across the country.
From Monday, Vaccinations will begin at age 65 and older And people are more clinically vulnerable.
Nearly 1.2 million letters were supposed to arrive on Saturday asking people to sign up for their bumps as part of the next phase of the program.
People who receive a letter will be able to choose where they will receive their vaccine from more than 100 large-scale vaccination centers or almost 200 pharmacy services.