Some 90% of Qatar’s eligible population (12 years and above) have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, according to data shared by the Ministry of Public Health yesterday.
As many as 4,076,666 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the start of National COVID-19 Vaccination Program in Qatar. Some 9,578 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the past 24 hours.
Some 90.2% of the eligible population (12 years and over) have now received at least one dose of the vaccine while 77.9% of the total population have now received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Meanwhile Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector has administered more than one million vaccine doses since it opened its doors in June.
Located near Asian Town in Mesaimeer, the Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector has more than 300 stations and the capacity to administer more than 25,000 doses a day.
The vaccination facility, one of the largest vaccination centers in the world, is the result of a unique collaboration between the Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation, Primary Health Care Corporation and Qatar Charity, with support from the Ministry of Interior and ConocoPhillips-Qatar.
Dr Khalid Abdulnoor, who is the Senior Consultant Emergency Medicine at Hamad Medical Corporation and lead for the Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector, said his team were proud to reach this milestone.
SOURCE – https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/15/08/2021/90-of-eligible-population-received-at-least-one-dose-of-vaccine