search

20,000 Israelis age 60 and up so far reported to have received 3rd COVID shot

An Israeli man receives a third coronavirus vaccine shot at a Maccabi Healthcare Services vaccination center on August 1, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
An Israeli man receives a third coronavirus vaccine shot at a Maccabi Healthcare Services vaccination center on August 1, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Some 20,000 Israelis age 60 and up have received a third coronavirus vaccine dose out of around 180,000 who have so far registered to do so, according to HMO figures cited by Channel 12 news.

Israel last week became the first country to begin administering booster shots to its older population.

comments
Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed