55% of Israelis over 60 have received first dose of vaccine

Channel 12 says 1.5 million Israelis have received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

It says over half (55 percent) of Israelis over age 60 have been vaccinated.

Of the 1.5 million to receive the shot, 65% are over 60 years old, it says.

Israelis wait to recieve a COVID-19 vaccine, at a vaccination center operated by the Tel Aviv Municipality with Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov hospital), at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, December 31, 2020. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

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