Zagreb: 16,000 Vaccine Doses Available to Elderly and Chronic Patients Next Week

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About 85,000 citizens of Zagreb from that categroy have so far applied for vaccination, and the Institute says that the number continues to increase daily.

Vaccine to be administered in clinics and at 19 locations in city

Citizens will be vaccinated by about 400 medical teams, with 35% opting for getting vaccinated at their family doctor’s offices, while others will get vaccinated at one of the 19 locations in the city, which are part of health institutions.

To date, 18,640 people in Zagreb have received the first dose, while 13,236 have received the second dose. Those are residents and employees at care homes, health workers and others employed in health care, members of emergency services and people on dialysis.

The Institute said that vaccination at locations outside health institutions would be organised once sufficient doses of the vaccine are available and once stage three of the vaccination process starts.

Vaccination to take place at two Zagreb Fair pavilions

In Zagreb, vaccination will be organised at two Zagreb Fair pavilions, like in other big European cities.

The director of the Croatian Public Health Institute, Krunoslav Capak, announced that 23,400 doses of the Pfizer vaccine should arrive in Croatia next week, as should 16,800 doses of the Moderna vaccine and 52,658 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

On Friday, 33,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived, and by the end of March, a total of more than 700,000 doses should arrive if all producers meet their obligations.

For the latest on coronavirus in Croatia, check out the dedicated TCN section


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