As part of a mass vaccination campaign launched in Turkey on January 14, about 120 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Health of the republic on Wednesday.
According to the ministry, a total of over 56.14 million people received the first doses, and more than 50.24 million citizens were fully vaccinated.
Over the past day, another 29,639 patients have recovered from a dangerous illness.
Another 24 467 cases of infection and 222 deaths were recorded.
The pandemic began with the discovery of the first cases of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan, Hubei province in central China at the end of December 2019.
On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of unknown pneumonia.
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