Most of the Russian Armed Forces have been inoculated against the novel coronavirus, and over 900,000 personnel have received COVID-19 jabs, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergey Shoigu said on Tuesday, AzVision.az reports citing the Russian media.
"We have received over a million vaccine doses, and 910,000 personnel have been inoculated. We completed the vaccination campaign in our basic units already a month ago," the defense chief said.
The vaccination campaign involved special operations forces, the Navy, the Airborne Force, and aviation constant alert forces, he specified.
"After that, we switched to full vaccination, including family members," Shoigu said.
Commander of the Russian Peacekeeping Contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh Lieutenant General Rustam Muradov said, the peacekeepers have been 100% inoculated against the novel coronavirus, and the contingent has formed the herd immunity.