In Germany, the first vaccination against the coronavirus COVID-19 took place on Saturday, December 26 in the city of Halberstadt (Saxony-Anhalt). The vaccine was given to a 101-year-old resident of a nursing home, Edith Quuzalle.
It is reported by DW.
The woman endured the procedure well, as those present noted вЂ“ she even smiled.
Only 40 residents of this nursing home and ten of its employees were vaccinated on Saturday.
The administrator of the institution Tobias Kruger said that when the authorities asked him if they were ready for vaccination, he replied that вЂњevery day of waiting is another day of delay.вЂќ
According to the publication, on Saturday, December 26, tens of thousands of doses of the drug were distributed at vaccination centers throughout Germany and among special mobile teams.
The vaccination campaign in Germany officially kicks off on December 27th. The first to be vaccinated should be those over 80, hospital staff, and caregivers.
Recall, according to the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, the vaccine against coronavirus as of December 26 was delivered to all countries of the European Union, and vaccination starts on Sunday.