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Coronavirus: 78% have had one jab, 73.89% two jabs

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Up until Saturday, 78.2 per cent of people in Cyprus had received one Covid jab and 73.8 per cent were fully covered, the health ministry said on Sunday.

The government’s target was 80 per cent for a first dose by August 31.

Focusing it’s attention on the younger age groups, the ministry said 35.6 per cent of those aged 16-17 had a first dose and 28 per cent, two doses.

In the age group 12-15, the government has dished out a first dose to 16.7 per cent of children and two doses to 3.3 per cent.

Paphos remains the most compliant with coverage of 89.3 per cent for a first dose

It is followed by the Famagusta areas with 86.6 per cent having a first dose.

Nicosia and Limassol come after that with 77.9 per cent and 76.6% respectively having one dose.

In Larnaca, the first-dose percentage stands at 72.2 per cent.

No breakdown for second doses by age group or by area was provided.

First doses by age group as follows:

Age group

Age group population

July 31

August 6

August 12

8 August

12-15

36,233

3,8%

8,3%

16,7%

16-17

18,902

27,6%

30,4%

31,8%

35,6%

18-19

21,362

40,5%

43,1%

44,7%

48,2%

20-29

138,322

52,3%

55,7%

56,7%

60%

30-39

143,651

65%

67,2%

68%

70,4%

40-49

111,310

82,9%

84,5%

85,2%

87,1%

50-59

107,634

79,4%

80,5%

81,1%

82,5%

60-69

94,714

86,6%

87,3%

87,7%

88,6%

70-79

66,429

94,9%

95,5%

95,9%

96,8%

80+

33,530

95,5%

96,2%

96,5%

97,1%

 

 

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