60% of Latvia's population aged over 12 fully vaccinated

According to LETA's calculations based on the latest data from the National Health Service (NVD), 60% of the Latvian population aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated, LETA reported October 28.

Following the government's decision to introduce a “lockdown” in Latvia and to require many workers to vaccinate against Covid-19, the vaccination rate in Latvia continues to increase and this week holds above 10,000 shots a day, according to data from the National Health Service (NVD).

Approximately 32,645 people were vaccinated in Latvia during the first three working days of the week or on average 10,882 people per day.

In total, 10,798 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Latvia on Wednesday, including 5,591 who received the first shot from two, 1,954 got the second, while 2,623 got a single-dose vaccine.

A total of 1,909,619 injections have been carried out in Latvia so far, including 910,263 people who have received the first dose of the vaccine, while 992,351 people have finished the vaccination process (including those vaccinated with a single-dose vaccine). 

According to data from the Central Statistical Bureau, there were 1,882,200 inhabitants in Latvia at the beginning of July 2021, thus 52.7% of the population have completed the vaccination process. Using population data from April, 61.8% of the population over 18 and 60% of the population over 12 have completed the vaccination process.

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