Over 1.6mln receive COVID-19 vaccine in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Materials 11 May 2021 00:11 (UTC +04:00)

1,686,733 have been given vaccines against the coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Health Ministry, Trend reports citing Kazinform.

As of May 10, 2021, a total of 1,686,733 have been inoculated against COVID-19 in the country, the Health Ministry said.

Almaty city is leading the nation in terms of the total number of COVID-19 vaccines given, administering the first jab to 253,174 people and both jabs to 122,625.

Least vaccines were given in Mangistau region, with 32,453 people receiving the first jab and 10,595 – both. Notably, the COVID-19 vaccination drive began in the country on February 1, 2021.