Greece is ready to start mass vaccination on 20 January, PM says

The vaccination of the general population against the coronavirus will begin on 20 January, starting with those aged 85 or above, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a meeting he chaired at the headquarters of the Civil Protection Secretariat on Tuesday evening.

The online platform for the electronic booking of inoculation appointments will open on 11 January. "It is imperative for all citizens to register for paperless electronic prescriptions, as this will allow them to receive electronic notifications for their appointments," Mitsotakis said, adding that some 5,000 citizens are currently being vaccinated every day.

By Tuesday evening some 16,365 people had been vaccinated, officials said at the meeting and the current reserve of coronavirus vaccinations numbers 150,850 doses, Ekathimerini reported.

 

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