Covid-19: Portugal exceeds the nine million barrier with complete vaccination

Data released yesterday

More than nine million people (9.000.183) in Portugal already have the complete primary vaccination against covid-19, after 1.186 more were vaccinated on Thursday, the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) reported today.

According to the DGS daily bulletin, since the immunization plan against covid-19 started on December 27, 2020, the barrier of nine million people with complete primary vaccination was exceeded.

The boost to vaccination is also about to cross the barrier of six million doses administered, with the total on Thursday at 5.926.191, the day on which 6.372 more vaccines were administered.

With complete primary vaccination, there are now 179.499 (86 more on Thursday compared to the previous day) children between 05 and 11 years old and 334.460 (35 more) have already received the first dose, according to the DGS.

According to the DGS daily bulletin, 2 elderly people aged 624.643 and over, representing 80% of this age group, were vaccinated until Thursday with the dose to reinforce immunization against the SARS-CoV-94 coronavirus, as well as 937.582 people. between 70 and 79 years (97%).

According to data released today, a total of 1.144.116 people between 60 and 69 years old (91%) are already vaccinated with the booster, as well as 1.133.028 between 50 and 59 years old (80%), 971.918 between 40 and 49 years old (65%), 584.722 between 30 and 39 years old (38%) and 530.181 between 18 and 29 years old (42%).

The DGS bulletin also indicates that 2.597.999 people, plus 205 on Thursday, have already received the seasonal flu vaccine.