Vaccination started in Belarus for medical workers who get into COVID-19 infection risk zone. Medical institutions got batches of the "Sputnik V" vaccine of the Russian production. First, doctors of Minsk and six regions of Belarus will be vaccinated. About 800 dozes will go to medical workers of national institutions. The Health ministry distributed the vaccine between the regions depending on the requests from medical facilities. All issues regarding observation of the technological chain have been checked. Starting vaccination from medical workers is a world-wide practice.