German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would be vaccinated against the coronavirus when it was her turn as part of the vaccination campaign, RIA Novosti reported.
The politician announced this in the New Year’s address to citizens, the text version of which was announced in advance by the press service of the German government.
“Every day there are more and more vaccinated citizens, step by step will reach other age and professional groups,” Merkel said.
Also, the German Chancellor called vaccines against COVID-19 one of the “symbols of hope” next year.
Earlier, the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that at the end of December, vaccination against coronavirus will begin in all European countries.