Poland rolls out fourth round COVID-19 jabs as pandemic persists ￼
Poland would start offering people between the ages of 60 and 79 their fourth Coronavirus (COVID-19) jab from Friday, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said on Thursday.
For people with weaker immune systems, jabs would be available from the age of 12 years, Mr Niedzielski said.
According to the news agency PAP, around 22.5 million of Poland’s population of 40 million have received their first two jabs, with 11.9 million having received a booster.
Mr Niedzielski reported the country was averaging around 3,000 new COVID-19 cases a day, with the peak of the summer wave expected in the second half of August.
This would take place when case rates are predicted to rise as high as 10,000 a day.
In the seven days leading up to July 20, Poland counted 22 COVID-19 fatalities.
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the virus has claimed 116,480 lives in Poland.
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