A total 35.6 percent of the adult Georgian population is fully vaccinated as of November 5, the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced earlier today.
The number of fully vaccinated individuals stands at 1,017,374, while those who have received their first shots stands at 1,196,371.
Meanwhile, Georgia has reported a total of 3,410 new cases of the coronavirus, 4,732 recoveries and 46 deaths over the last 24 hours.
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To boost the vaccination rate, the Georgian government has carried out a vaccination marathon by sending medical workers to rural areas of the country to talk to locals about the benefits of vaccination.
Moreover, pensioners who are vaccinated against COVID-19 before January 1, 2022, will receive 200 GEL (about $63.29 / €54.71) pension bonuses.
Currently, the Pfizer, Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines are available in all regions of Georgia for adult residents. Adolescents aged 16-17 and youngsters from 12 to 15 with chronic conditions are also eligible to receive Pfizer shots.
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Registration for vaccination is available via the booking.moh.gov.ge website as well as a hotline 1522 and 144-3.
Covid-19 ‘green’ passes have come into force in Georgia on December 1, obliging the public to present proof of vaccination, testing or recovery from Covid-19 when entering certain establishments.
Foreign citizens and individuals with non-resident status in Georgia can now use the health ministry's newly launched application for confirming their Covid-related status during their stay in the country.