TYUMEN, January 22. / TASS /. Mass vaccination against coronavirus began in the Tyumen region, the Governor of the Tyumen region Alexander Moor said on his Instagram page.
"The Tyumen region received 10 thousand doses of vaccine against coronavirus. Until the end of January, we expect another 17 thousand, and in February - 47 thousand doses. These are significant numbers, and we can move from vaccination of high-risk groups to mass vaccination against COVID -19 ", - he said.
The governor added that the supplies will continue, and in the coming months everyone will be able to get vaccinated. To this end, 34 vaccination points are operating in the Tyumen region, "if necessary, we will open more," Moor specified.
As explained to TASS in the regional operational headquarters, everyone can sign up for vaccinations through "State Services" and by calling the hotline. "Initiatively, polyclinics invite priority groups that were identified earlier. And those who, due to their age or other peculiarities, will not be able to sign up on their own through" State Services "- they will also be actively invited by specialists from polyclinics," they added.
According to the headquarters, as of January 19, the region received 5,542 doses of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. Of these, 4,656 people were vaccinated. 869 residents of the region underwent both stages of vaccination.
In the Tyumen region, there is a conditional stabilization in the number of cases. There is a mask regime in the region, mandatory self-isolation was introduced for people over 65 and suffering from chronic diseases until February 28. The work of catering establishments and the holding of entertainment and entertainment events in the period from 23:00 to 06:00 are prohibited. High alert has been extended until February 28. According to the operational headquarters, as of January 22, 2021, the total number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the region was 26,876, 25,257 recovered, and 235 patients died.