Web Desk February 16, 2021

On February 17, Azerbaijan begins vaccination against COVID-19 for persons aged 50 and over. This is stated in a joint message from the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan, the State Agency for Compulsory Medical Insurance and the Association for the Management of Territorial Medical Units (Təbib).

 

Vaccination against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan is carried out in accordance with the “Vaccination Strategy for 2021-2022”. Those who wish must register on the website https://randevu.its.gov.az/ and get in the queue for vaccination through the electronic service: “Sign up for vaccination against COVID-19.”

 

Upon entering the site, the citizen must enter the serial number of his ID and FIN-code, then click “Check”. After that, the citizen must select from the list the place of vaccination, date and time and enter a mobile phone number.

 

After registration is complete, a message about registration to the queue will be sent to the entered mobile phone number. The message will indicate the date, time and place of the first dose.

 

According to the report, there is no need to re-register for a second dose after 28 days. For electronic queues for the second dose are automatically created at the same time interval and in the same place.

 

Note that the Vaccination Strategy in Azerbaijan was adopted on January 16, 2021. The vaccination process started on January 18th. At the initial stage, medical workers and law enforcement officers who are in close contact with the population were vaccinated. Vaccination of citizens over 65 years old began on February 8.

 

Azerbaijan uses a Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine for vaccination and initially ordered 4 million doses.

 

Source: Turan News Agency

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