From today (5 April), Mongolia begun vaccinating people aged between 18 and 49 in Ulaanbaatar – in other words, the bulk of the workforce. The Government is aiming for all citizens in Ulaanbaatar to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 1 May and the rest of the population by 1 June.
The country of three million started the nationwide vaccination rollout on 23 February. The early stage of vaccination focused on target groups such as elderly people, medical workers and those with chronic diseases. So far, 60 percent of Mongolians aged above 50 have already received first dose of the vaccine.
As of today (5 April), Mongolia has vaccinated over 360 thousand people above the age of 18. The coronavirus vaccination rollout is ongoing.