Kazakhstan will introduce compulsory vaccination against Covid-19

The authorities of Kazakhstan in the coming days will declare the introduction of mandatory vaccination against coronavirus citizens working in groups of more than 20 people. This is reported by “Sputnik Kazakhstan” with reference to the head of the State Committee of Sanitary and Epidemiological Control Izhan Esmagambetov.

According to her, new requirements will take effect after the publication of the relevant resolution of the main sanitary doctor of the republic. They will spread to all citizens who do not have medical contraindications to vaccination. “They will be subject to the requirement for the obligatory vaccination or on the conduct of PCR test every seven days,” Eusthambetova said.

Now four vaccines are available in Kazakhstan. In addition to the domestic qazvac in the country, you can be given to the Russian preparation “Satellite V”, Arab-Chinese HAYAT-VAX and a Chinese drug from Sinovac Biotech. Registration also received the American vaccine Pfizer.

Campaign on immunization of citizens from Coronavirus began in Kazakhstan on February 1. The authorities are planning until the end of the year to provide two doses of the drug to six million people. According to the latest data, since the beginning of the pandemic in the country, more than 468 thousand cases of COVID-19 were recorded, almost three and a half thousand people became victims of infection.

/Media reports.