Ministry of Health
On September 23, two Elbrus climbers were reported to be in intensive care, according to the regional ministry of health on Friday.
"Yesterday, 11 victims were transported to the Republican Clinical Hospital by the disaster medicine brigade; two of them, including a guide from Karachay-Cherkessia and a tourist from St. Petersburg," the agency's interlocutor said.
Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Wednesday that a decision was made to start administering the third dose, starting with September 28, for all persons who have more than 6 months after the second dose, with any of the Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna and Astra Zeneca vaccines.
Nearly 84 percent of the population in Istanbul has already been vaccinated against COVID-19, the governor of the metropolis Ali Yerlikaya announced on Twitter today, Milliyet newspaper reported.
By September 22nd, 83.8 percent of Istanbul's population had been vaccinated (with at least the first dose of vaccine). 67.5 percent are fully vaccinated, the governor said.
Two children died of coronavirus. One is a 7-year-old girl with a chronic neurological disease, and the other was 9 years old.
The older child died in a hospital in Plovdiv on September 19, but to this day does not appear in the official report, which is published daily by the Ministry of Health.
An investigation into the case is currently underway.
Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Tuesday that he will ask for an investigation, as quickly as possible, regarding the way the Ministry of Health prepared the fourth wave of the pandemic. "I will request an investigation, an analysis, because I want to know how the fourth wave was prepared.