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Covid jab appointments for people 69 and above as of Wednesday

People aged 69 and above in Cyprus can arrange an appointment for a coronavirus jab as of Wednesday, 9 am, when the government’s public portal is set to go live.

Specifically, a total of 17,496 appointments for a vaccine will be on offer at centres all across Cyprus.

The three available vaccines are those licensed by the European Medicines Agency – that is, Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca.

Within days, the European health body will also evaluate an application submitted by Johnson & Johnson its single-dose vaccine to be licensed.

As of Monday, March 1, a total of 82,564 jabs were carried out in vaccination centres in all of the island’s districts.

Last week, two new vaccination centre began operation – in Larnaca and in Paphos.

When all vaccination centres are in full operation, up to 15,000 jabs per day can be carried out.

 

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