Weekly vaccination pace picked up in Latvia

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Last week, vaccination rates in Latvia were higher than in the Christmas and New Year holiday weeks, reaching the levels of early December, according to data from the National Health Service (NVD), LETA reported January 10.

In total, around 66,000 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 last week, or around 9,500 people a day. The rate of vaccination is similar to that seen in November and early December, but worse than at the end of October and early November when on average 12,000 to 12,700 people were vaccinated daily. Meanwhile, during the holiday weeks, the pace of vaccinations had fallen to about 6,500 jabs a day.

The pace of vaccination is still maintained by the booster, with around 52,500 vaccinations being the booster, around 8,500 people getting the second jab and only about 5,000 people getting the first jab.

On Sunday, at least 1,165 people received jabs against Covid-19, of whom only 66 got the first jab.,

In total, around 1.271 million or 67.5% of the population have completed primary vaccination in Latvia. Meanwhile, around 313,000 people, or 16.6% of the population, have got the booster in Latvia so far.

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