A total of 475 individuals, who are 86 years old and over, were vaccinated on Wednesday island-wide, at walk-in vaccination centres, with the third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, Cyprus Health Ministry has announced.
Moreover, a total of 569 health workers of the private sector were vaccinated with the third dose at vaccination centres in all districts.
Vaccinations with the booster dose also continued at homes for the elders, for vulnerable groups of the population and employees of the State Health Services Organisation hospitals.
Meanwhile, a total of 1000 rapid tests were conducted on Wednesday at nine schools (4 in Nicosia district, 1 in Larnaca district, 2 in Famagusta district and 2 in Limassol district). According to the Health Ministry, out of the 1000 pupils, 3 tested positive to COVID-19.