Nearly 400,000 people receive vaccines in Iran on Sunday

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Sunday that the country has set a record in vaccinating people in one single day Sunday.

Namaki told reporters on Sunday that nearly 400,000 people received Covid-19 vaccines since early this morning at 8 o'clock until afternoon.

The health minister, for his part, expressed his gratitude to the health staff across the country. 

It was also reported on Sunday that centers for drive-in vaccination across the country have been established and they have played a major role in the increase in the daily vaccination rate.

Iran is using a combination of locally-produced vaccines and imported foreign-made vaccines in its general vaccination campaign against coronavirus.

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