“I want to say unequivocally that I, as the Chairman of the Coordination Council and the Prime Minister, will not allow compulsory vaccination,” Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili stated.
“We should not force citizens, we should convince them that vaccination is the only solution to fight this pandemic,” he told reporters.
“We, the citizens, have the right to choose. I did my best to deliver more than enough vaccines on time. We brought millions of vaccines, I was personally involved in the negotiation process. We have to convince the citizens and not force them. This is very important, we should convince them that getting vaccinated is the only solution. We have vaccinated two million people, we have vaccinated a million people in just three months, I think this is a good effective result. We should trust the scientists and not the false information,” Garibashvili said.
The daily test-positivity rate stands at 8.5%, while it was 9.04% in the past seven days.
Currently, out of 1,549 critical patients, 318 require mechanical ventilation.
As of today, 1,950.693 people have received the coronavirus vaccine.
By Ana Dumbadze
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