An appointment for the first vaccination against the coronavirus of Chancellor Angela Merkel is allegedly canceled at short notice.
According to a report, vaccination with AstraZeneca was planned.
Munich / Berlin - But that's not how it will work with the quick vaccination campaign in the coronavirus pandemic in Germany: Apparently a first vaccination date for Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) planned for this Sunday was canceled and postponed at short notice.
That writes the
Corona vaccinations in Germany: Chancellor Angela Merkel's vaccination appointment apparently canceled
According to the report, a vaccination in the name and date of birth of the Chancellor at the Tempelhofer Feld vaccination center was planned.
This appointment was canceled at short notice via the Doctolib appointment booking platform.
The allocation of vaccination appointments against Corona takes place in Berlin at the personal invitation of the Senate Department for Health, Nursing and Equal Opportunities.
As the Senate Chancellery writes about the corona vaccinations on its website, “In Berlin, only people who have received an invitation can be vaccinated.
Only citizens residing in Berlin receive an invitation.
In addition, people can be vaccinated if they are invited to have a vaccination through their employer because of their work in Berlin. "
Corona vaccinations in Germany: In Berlin, citizens over 60 are vaccinated
According to the
, Merkel should have received a dose of AstraZeneca vaccine.
It was also the turn of the 66-year-old that appeared to be quite regular.
Because in the capital with its around 3.67 million inhabitants, the over-60s are currently vaccinated.
Why the vaccination appointment was canceled or apparently postponed is not known.
Government spokesman Steffen Seibert apparently did not initially confirm the process to the newspaper: "The Chancellor will be vaccinated as soon as possible and inform the public about it," it simply said.
One thing is certain: early on Sunday afternoon, the Chancellor met with CDU boss Armin Laschet and Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) in Berlin’s government district to discuss the Union’s candidacy for chancellor.
When the Chancellor's vaccination appointment should take place, however, is not recorded.
Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: More than 12.6 million received a first corona vaccination
As of Friday, April 9, according to the last status of the
, 12,670,288 people in Germany had received an initial vaccination against the corona virus.
The vaccination campaign picked up speed in the Federal Republic after the start of stuttering last week.