Turkey's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Oct. 3 that the rate of two-dose COVID-19 vaccinations across Turkey had reached 72.54 percent.
The Aegean province of Manisa surpassed the 75 percent full vaccination threshold on Oct. 3, the minister said, noting that the number of provinces with more than three-fourths of the population fully vaccinated reached 20.
"Let's race for the highest two-dose vaccination rates for all our good!" Koca tweeted.
Covid-19’a karşı ikinci doz aşı oranı MANİSA’DA da %75’i geçti. Böylece MAVİ il sayımız 20’ye ulaştı. Hepimizin lehine sonuçlar için ikinci doz aşı oranında yarışalım!— Dr. Fahrettin Koca (@drfahrettinkoca) October 3, 2021
A total of 110,333,793 jabs in Turkey have been administered since January, with this number including vaccines administered as first, second, and third doses for patients.
Some 194 patients died of COVID-19 on Oct. 3 while another 27,351 were diagnosed.