The first in the Northern Fleet to be vaccinated against COVID-19 were the sailors of the frigate Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov. This was announced on Thursday, December 3, by the press service of the Sevflot.
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“The Northern Fleet has begun routine vaccination of servicemen against coronavirus infection with a two-component Russian-made Gam-covid-vac vaccine. The first batch of 800 doses was delivered from Moscow to Severomorsk on December 1, ”the statement said.
The injection of the first component of the vaccine was given to a soldier in the ship’s medical center. After three weeks, they will receive the second component.
It is expected that representatives of the military administration at the headquarters of the Northern Fleet will also be vaccinated soon.
On December 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova to begin large-scale vaccination of the population against COVID-19 next week.
It also became known the day before that vaccination of personnel against coronavirus infection had started in the Central Military District.
In early September, Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu was vaccinated against coronavirus with the Russian vaccine.