Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Received Vaccination COVID-19
ANKARA, GESAHKITA COM – Before Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be vaccinated for COVID-19 live on television later on Thursday, a spokesman for his ruling AK Party said, aiming to alleviate any public doubts over the effectiveness of the vaccine.
As informed, Turkey began administering the shots developed by China’s Sinovac to health workers on Thursday, as it rolls out a nationwide vaccination programme against the disease that has killed more than 23,000 people in the country. It has so far vaccinated more than 200,000 health workers.
President Erdogan will receive the vaccine on live television after meetings with AK Party officials, spokesman Omer Celik told a news conference in Ankara reuters wrote.
As released by Ruply youtube channel wrote that Mandatory Credit: Turkish Presidency
“Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received the first dose of the Chinese Sinovac CoronaVac vaccine in Ankara City Hospital on Thursday, as Turkey beings its mass vaccination programme”, states in the describtion.
“We as the state will also do everything we can. We mobilised all our means available. God willing, after this three million another 30 million will follow. We will complete this number to fifty million with the vaccines coming from China,” Erdogan stressed shortly following his vaccination, after which he expressed gratefulness to nurses and health workers.
From the data more than 250,000 health workers received their first jab on Thursday.
According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University Turkey has currently registered 2,364,801 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 23,000 related deaths.(*)
Source : Reuters/Ruply
Edited : Arjeli Sy Jr