Mongolia has begun to administer the fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide on a voluntary basis starting from January 7, 2022
According to the Embassy of Mongolia on January20
this year, currently, 66.6 percent of the population has received two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 28.7 percent have had the third or booster shot.
Mongolia has started a vaccination campaign immediately after the outbreak and is one of the leading countries in the world with high rates of vaccination. As a result, the country was able to withstand the recurring waves of coronavirus with minimal damage without imposing strict quarantine measures.
In Mongolia, mortality from coronavirus is several times lower than in developed countries.
As the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly worldwide, Mongolia pursuing a strategy to overcome the new wave by administering the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to the entire population, as well as by administering the fourth dose on a voluntary basis. The strategy also avoids imposing strict quarantine measures.