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Over 113.7M coronavirus vaccine jabs given in Turkey to date

More than 54.8M people have received 1st doses, over 47.12M fully vaccinated, according to Health Ministry

Burak Bir, Rabia İclal Turan   | 15.10.2021
Over 113.7M coronavirus vaccine jabs given in Turkey to date

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ANKARA 

Turkey has administered over 113.72 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures released on Friday.

More than 54.8 million people have been given a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while around 47.12 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.

Turkey has also given third booster shots to more than 10.84 million people.

The ministry also recorded 30,694 new cases, 181 fatalities, and 25,513 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

As many as 363,536 virus tests were conducted over the past day, the data showed.

Since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed over 4.88 million lives in at least 192 countries and regions, with more than 239.83 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US’ Johns Hopkins University.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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