Vaccination pace dropped by 35% last week in Latvia

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Last week, the rate of vaccination against Covid-19 decreased by 35% in Latvia, while the proportion of newly-vaccinated people was approximately the same as a week earlier, according to National Health Service's data reported by LETA December 28. 

Last week, a total of 45,649 people got the jab against Covid-19 in Latvia, including 6,293 receiving the first dose, 7,201 the second, and 32,155 the booster. A week earlier, the total number of people vaccinated was 70,510, of which 8,582 got the first shot, 12,016 the second, and 49,912 got the booster. 

Last week, an average of 6,522 people got a shot daily, though it was already reported that over three days of Christmas under 1,000 people got the jab.

A total of 2,517,876 injections against Covid-19 have been carried out in Latvia so far.

1,029,271 people have received the first dose of the vaccine, while 1,255,436 people have finished the process (including those getting the single-dose jab).  233,169 people, or 18.57% of those vaccinated, have the booster. Thus a total of 69.30% of the population has begun vaccination, with the vaccination process completed by 66.32% of the population, while 12.32% of the population have got the booster.

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