Latvia's vaccination pace at March 2021 levels

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Last week, vaccination against Covid-19 was the lowest in Latvia since March 2021, according to data from the National Health Service (NVD), LETA reported February 6

In total, around 23,500 people, or around 3,400 people per day, were vaccinated against Covid-19 last week. This vaccination rate is the lowest since the end of March 2021, when vaccines against Covid-19 were still available in a very limited numbers, as opposed to the current surplus of vaccines.

The relatively highest vaccination rate in Latvia was reached at the end of May 2021, when 117,000 people were vaccinated within one week. The next peak was reached in mid-October 2021, introducing mandatory vaccination requirements in a number of sectors, with around 89,000 people being vaccinated a week. In the first week of January 2022, around 72,000 people received attacks jabs Covid-19 in Latvia, but the pace of vaccination dropped in the coming weeks.

The pace of vaccination was still maintained last week by boosters – around 79% of the total amount of vaccinations was the third shot, while only around 6.5% of people received first-time jabs.

On Sunday, only 319 individuals received jabs against Covid-19, including only 19 people getting the first jab. 47 people finished primary vaccination, including 6 getting the single-dose jab, whereas 253 got the booster.

In total, around 1,053 million people have received the first dose in Latvia, or around 56% of the total population. Of these, around 1.005 million people have received the second dose, while around 286,000 people have received Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Among the adult population, approximately 64% have received the first jab against Covid-19, approximately 80% have completed the vaccination process and around 31% have been boosted.

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