Continuing its efforts to protect the population belonging to vulnerable groups in view of the winter, the Ministry of Health of Cyprus proceeds from Monday, September 27, 2021, to administer the 3rd dose of vaccine against COVID-19 to citizens aged 83 and over.
At the same time, the vaccination continues with the 3rd dose of health professionals, of people belonging to vulnerable groups who have priority to receive the boosting dose. In the next few days, the vaccination will be completed in the nursing homes.
In terms of vaccination coverage, 80,6% of the adult population has been vaccinated with at least the first dose and 1% have completed their vaccination regimen.
In addition, 40,7% of 16- and 17-year-olds received the first dose and 1% were fully vaccinated. In relation to children aged 34,9-12 years, the first dose has been administered at a rate of 15%, while 1% have received the second dose and have completed their vaccination regimen.