The first batch of the coronavirus vaccine will arrive in Lithuania on Saturday, and vaccinations in the country will begin on this Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.
First of all, the vaccine will be received by physicians working in healthcare institutions. At the second stage, workers and patients of palliative care institutions are to be vaccinated. According to the ministry, these groups will be vaccinated in the first quarter of the year.
According to Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė, a member of the parliamentary health committee, based on preliminary data, most of the population will be vaccinated by April.