New vaccination mega-center at city of Patras launches Thursday

Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias carried out a final inspection on Tuesday of the premises of a new mega-vaccination center that will open in Patras on Thursday.

The Civil Protection center is located at the premises of the Patras Port Authority, the city’s new port, Hardalias said.

The first 8 inoculation booths will be launched on the opening day and the remaining 8 will become active on Monday, the minister noted.

All five vaccination mega-centers in the country – three in Athens, one in Thessaloniki and the latest one in Patras – can perform a maximum of 1,650 inoculations per hour, or 22,000 per day, across a total of 412 booths.