Israeli Occupation has vaccinated 50 percent of population: Health ministry


Published: 2021-02-26 14:57

Last Updated: 2021-04-12 19:35

Credit: Russia Today
Credit: Russia Today

Friday, the Israeli Occupation's Ministry of Health announced that the country has now vaccinated 50 percent of its population of 9.3 million with at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

It was also announced that 35 percent of the population have received both doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

A study conducted by Pfizer on 1.2 million people who were vaccinated in the last two months in the Israeli Occupation, found that symptomatic cases among individuals who had received both doses fell by 94 percent.

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The Israeli Occupation began its national COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Dec. 19. 

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Israeli Occupation confirmed 769,971 coronavirus cases and 5,694 deaths.