Around 3,000 children aged 5 to 11 vaccinated in Latvia

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Since Latvia allowed vaccination against Covid-19 for children aged 5-11, nearly 3,000 children in this age group have received the jab, according to LETA estimates based on the National Health Service data of January 6.

Vaccination of children between the ages of 5 and 11 started in mid-December. Up to now, 2,997 children have received at least one Covid-19 shot in that age group, while 44 children have received both shots.

Meanwhile, 72,247 teens aged 12-17 have started the vaccination process and 67,150 have completed it.

Among people aged 60 who are considered to be a Covid-19 risk group, the vaccination course has been completed by 396,987 people, with 51 of them over 100 years old.

A total of 1.266 million people ot 67.3% of the population have completed vaccination against Covid-19. Meanwhile, 1.317 million people or a total of 69.98% of the population have started the vaccination process so far. Of those vaccinated against Covid-19, 22.2% have 

According to data from the Central Statistical Bureau, there were a total of 1 882 200 inhabitants in Latvia at the beginning of July 2021, with a total of 69.98% of the population receiving at least the first leg or the J & J vaccine against Covid-19, while 67.3% of the population contracted the vaccination process, of which 22.2% received the booster vaccine, according to LETA estimates.


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