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Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 15. As many as 22 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan, TurkicWorld reports referring to the Operational Headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers.

The first dose of the vaccine was injected into 10 citizens, the second dose – five citizen, while the third dose and the next doses were received by six citizens. One citizen was vaccinated with a booster dose after a positive test result for COVID-19.

Totally, up until now, 13, 968,048 vaccine doses were administered, 5,412,844 citizens received the first dose of the vaccine, 4,884,184 people – the second dose 3,404,678 – the third dose, and the next doses, the booster dose after a positive test result was 266,342 people.

The first COVID-19 case in Azerbaijan was reported on Feb. 28, 2020. The coronavirus outbreak reportedly started in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - at a fish market in late December 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.

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