Record number of jabs administered last week in Latvia

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Last week Latvia hit a new Covid-19 vaccination record, with around 95,000 doses administered, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts said at a press conference May 17.

Data are still being entered, so the number could even hit 100,000, according to Pavļuts.

This means the threshold of vaccinating 1% of the population aged 16 and over, or around 15,800 doses per day, is close. Last week, the average number per day, according to data currently available, was 13,664.

Source: Health Ministry

At least one dose of the vaccine has been received by 25% of the population. Over 7% have completed the course.



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