The Minister of Health of Georgia, Ekaterine Tikaradze, announced that people over the age of 55, on dialysis and citizens who had organ transplants, will be able to take participate in the vaccination process from April 5.
“The Council has made an additional decision that we will add citizens over the age of 55 to the vaccination group. This is due to the fact that we have observed a great deal of interest and good activity among our citizens who are over 65 years of age. There was also a lot of demand among the group which ranged in age from 55 to 65,” Tikaradze said.
The Minister notes that dialysis patients are one of the highest risk groups, and noted that they will be vaccinated on the spot in the facilities where they undergo dialysis therapy.
“We also considered an important group of people who have had organ transplants, also at high risk, and therefore they can also get vaccined from April,” she said.
By Ketevan Skhirtladze