February 22 According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korea’s Central Epidemic Prevention Response Headquarters said on the 22nd that it will start the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination work at 9:00 a.m. local time on Friday, 26th.
South Korea’s first batch of vaccines are for residents and staff under the age of 65 in convalescent facilities, psychiatric hospitals and rehabilitation facilities across the country.
As of 20, 289,271 people had agreed to be vaccinated.
The first batch of 750,000 vaccines commissioned by AstraZeneca from South Korea’s SK Biotechnology Company will be delivered to the logistics center in Lichuan City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, from the 24th to 28.
The vaccine used as the first dose will be shipped to health stations and sanatorium hospitals across the country from the 25th.
In addition, the 58,500 Pfizer vaccines supplied by the Coronavirus Vaccine Facility will also start vaccination this week.
55,000 medical staff such as designated treatment hospitals for infectious diseases, treatment wards for severe patients, and life treatment centers will give priority to Pfizer vaccine.
94.6% of the 58,029 priority vaccination recipients agreed to be vaccinated.