Turkey lowers COVID-19 vaccine eligibility age to 35
"In the past week, we have made our vaccines accessible to people from many professions and age groups," the minister said in a statement after a meeting of Turkey's coronavirus scientific board.
The country widened its vaccination campaign to include those over the age of 45 on June 10.
Turkey on Wednesday reported 6,221 new COVID-19 cases, including 548 symptomatic patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 5,348,249, according to its health ministry.
The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 71 to 48,950, while the total recoveries climbed to 5,215,654 after 4,632 more people recovered in the last 24 hours.