"From 10 to 27 August, 1,870 people were vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik Light vaccine in Abkhazia," the Ministry of Health of the republic said in a Facebook post.

As of August 27, the total number of people infected with COVID-19 in Abkhazia is 24,952.

372 deaths were registered.

20,766 people recovered.

In early August, the head of the Abkhaz diaspora in Moscow (MAD) Beslan Agrba purchased five thousand doses of the Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine for the republic.

Last week, a 100-bed Russian mobile hospital arrived in Abkhazia from the Stavropol Territory to help patients with coronavirus infection.

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