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Israel has vaccinated a fifth of its population in 3 weeks: Minister of Health

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Israel has vaccinated 20 percent of its population in the three weeks since it began its vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, the largest in its history, the country’s health minister said.

“ We have completed three weeks of the ‘Return to Life’ campaign with wonderful news, ” Health Minister Yuli Edelstein tweeted on Sunday, saying that 1.817 million of Israel’s 9.2 million residents had received the first injection of the Pfizer vaccine. -BioNTech from the United States and Germany. .

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Edelstein were the first to receive the second dose late on Saturday, at Sheba Hospital near Tel Aviv.

Netanyahu and his health minister received the first injection on December 19, marking the start of the massive campaign that has made Israel the country with the most vaccines per capita.

The government aims to vaccinate all residents of the country over the age of 16 by the end of March.

With a daily case burden rising to around 8,000 since a second lockdown was relaxed in October, Israel tightened a third nationwide lockdown on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the first four infections with a new variant of the coronavirus, which originally appeared in South Africa, have been detected in Israel, according to the Health Ministry.

Israel has seen 3,645 deaths from COVID-19 since the new virus was first detected in the country nearly a year ago.

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