Latvia hit vaccination record last week

Latvia achieved the highest pace of vaccination so far against Covid-19 last week, hitting a record for the second week in a row, according to data from the National Health Service (NVD), LETA reported April 26.

Last week, 33,860 people received their first jab against Covid-19 and the second dose was received by 9,950, with an average of 6,300 people per day being vaccinated. The single-day record was also broken, almost 10,000 people getting their jabs on April 21.

At the weekends however, the pace of vaccination is still lower. On Sunday 25 April, 1,313 people received vaccines against Covid-19, according to the NVD.

So far a total of 219,354 people have received a first dose, while 38,232 people have received the second. This accounts for around 11.6% and 2% of the population, respectively.  Around 62% of those who have been vaccinated so far are women.

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