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Health – Berlin:Now seniors over 80 are invited to be vaccinated

A man is being vaccinated. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte / dpa / symbol image (Photo: dpa)

Directly from the dpa news channel

Berlin (dpa / bb) – As the next group after the seniors aged 90 and over, people living at home aged 80 and over will soon be immunized against corona in the vaccination centers in Berlin. The first invitations for this group of people, which include around 190,000 people, had been sent, announced the health administration on Tuesday when asked by the German Press Agency. They could now book an appointment via a hotline.

In the meantime, all around 31,600 senior citizens aged 90 and over have also been invited, it was also said. The vaccinations for this group had started on Monday in the only vaccination center open so far in the arena in Treptow. At the same time, vaccinations for nursing home residents continue with the help of mobile teams. In the vaccination centers, nursing staff can also be vaccinated.

According to the Robert Koch Institute, a good 17,700 people in Berlin were vaccinated against corona up to and including January 4.

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