To alleviate any public doubts over the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will receive the vaccine live on television later today (14th January), a spokesman for his rulling AK Party said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Turkey had started administering the shots developed by China’s Sinovac to the health workers on Tursday. Turkey has vaccinated more than 200,000 health workers so far.
The novel coronavirus has killed more than 23,000 people in Turkey.
According to the details, Erdogan will get vaccinated after meeting with AK Party official on live television.
Earlier in December 2021, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had announced to enhance further restrictions as the novel Coronavirus witnessed a major spike across the country.
Erdoğan, amidst increasing virus cases and deaths, announced a complete lockdown on weekends.
The President said the country had opted for the move in light of increasing cases of coronavirus and the surge in deaths as a result of the virus.
Moreover, Turkey had bought 50 million vaccines which would be provided to citizens from the current month, president Erdoğan said.