Vesic: Belgrade citizens deserve to get back to normal after mass vaccination

NEWS 06.06.2021 12:15
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The total of 629,922 citizens of Belgrade has been vaccinated so far, which is 45.3 of the city's adult population, while 717,545 or 51.6 percent received one dose, said deputy mayor Goran Vesic, citing the data of the City Institute for Public Health. According to him, the city deserves to get back to normal life.

Vesic said that Belgrade deserves to get back to normal life, because it is recording the lowest number of new coronavirus cases over the past year period.

According to him, 80.51 percent of the citizens aged between 65 and 74 have been vaccinated in the capital, with the total of 1,347,467 doses administered since the beginning of the mass immunisation.

The virus is “almost non-existent” in Belgrade, said Vesic, noting that only 21 coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday, which is the lowest daily figure over the past year.

„That’s exactly why I expect that mass gatherings, concerts, weddings, congresses and all those other events will be allowed in Belgrade as early as June 21, so we can return to normal life. I hope that this will happen in the whole of Serbia, but if some areas cannot have 50 percent of the vaccinated, Belgrade, Nis, Novi Sad, Kragujevac, Sremska Mitrovica or Uzice have no reason to wait for the unsuccessful ones and be punished because someone in those municipalities failed to do their job,” said Vesic.