SAINT PETERSBURG, February 9. / TASS /. The number of vaccination points for the new coronavirus infection in St. Petersburg will grow from 108 to 136, the press service of the city's vice-governor Oleg Ergashev said on Tuesday.
"Petersburg signed an additional agreement with the Ministry of Health of Russia to open 28 more vaccination points against COVID-19. This will allow the deployment of 136 vaccination points in the city," the message says.
Now there are 108 vaccination points in the city, of which 97 are based in city polyclinics and 11 are in private medical organizations.
"We continue mass vaccination of St. Petersburg residents against coronavirus. The agreement concluded today provides for the possibility of opening additional points, including 17 on the basis of city medical institutions, 4 - federal, 7 - private," the press service quoted Ergashev as saying.
Over the entire period, more than 117.5 thousand people were vaccinated in St. Petersburg, of which 24.3 thousand completed the vaccination cycle. Over the past day, more than 10.8 thousand injections were performed. In total, the city received 218.6 thousand sets of vaccines, 83.7 thousand doses of the drug are available in polyclinics.
According to the latest data, 347,444 cases of coronavirus infection were detected in St. Petersburg, according to this indicator, it ranks second among the regions of Russia after Moscow. Recovered after infection 253,115 people, died 10,183. Over the past day in the city revealed 1,078 cases of infection.