Nova24TV English

Slovenian News In ENGLISH

New batch of Pfizer vaccine arrives in Slovenia

A new batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has arrived in Slovenia. It comprises 22,230 doses, of which 2,200 will be used for second jabs and the rest for the first, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) said.

In line with the vaccination strategy, the batch is intended for residents older than 80. If some goes unused, the leftover doses will be used for those aged 75-80. All residents aged 80 or more and have opted for vaccination will have been vaccinated by the end of this week. So far, around 94,300 persons (4.5% of Slovenia’s population) have received the first dose of the vaccine, whereas 49,918 have received both jabs.

Share on social media