The process of gradual delivery of a total of 474,000 doses of Novavax vaccine will begin on February 21, Secretary General of Primary Health Care, Marios Themistokleous, announced on Tuesday.
Vaccination centers will be ready to start with the administration of the Novavax vaccine at the beginning of March, Themistokelous added.
The first delivery concerns 168,000 doses of Novavax on February 21.
“The Novavax vaccine will be included in the country’s vaccination program. Vaccination centers will be opened in very specific parts of the country as of the beginning of March,” the secretary general pointed out.
At the live briefing on Tuesday he added that 83.8% of the beneficiaries of the booster shot have been vaccinated.
More than 7,330,000 citizens have completed their vaccination, representing 69.8% of the general population and 79.3% of the adult population.