Over 1.5 million people vaccinated nationwideSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In Mongolia, 38,599 people got vaccinated in the past 24 hours, making the total people who was vaccinated with the first dose to 1,590,636 and both doses to 622,740.
Of the total vaccinated people, 894,785 are the residents of Ulaanbaatar, of whom 476 thousand have been vaccinated with both doses.
As for the residents of the rural regions, 695,851 people have been vaccinated, of whom 146,444 have been vaccinated with both doses.
Mongolia launched its vaccination rollout in February, 2021. The country plans to inoculate its 2.6 million people aged over 18. As of today, 99 percent of 56 thousand healthcare workers have been vaccinated with first dose and 71 percent of them have been vaccinated with second dose. Moreover, 35 percent of 558 thousand 50-plus year old group have gotten their first shots of the vaccine while 7.2 percent have received their second shots.