More than 4 million vaccine doses have been administered in Norway as of Sunday. This means that Norwegians can be a little more confident that there will be no new, major outbreaks, Prime Minister Erna Solberg believes.
The four million doses constitute both the first and second doses, according to TV 2. Figures from SYSVAK, which were last updated on Sunday morning at 5 o’clock, show that 3,998,164 vaccine doses had been administered in Norway at that time.
Out of the total, 2,456,978 are first doses, while 1,541,186 are second doses. Several municipalities also carry out vaccinations on weekends, and thus the number of vaccine doses exceeded 4 million as of Sunday.
“This means that the basic protection in the Norwegian population is getting better and better every single day,” Prime Minister Erna Solberg (H) told TV 2.
“This means that even if there are mutations and other things, we can be a little more confident that there will be no major outbreaks or similar great difficulties that lead to a lockdown if something happens,” she noted.
Solberg thanked everyone who has taken part in the vaccination program, especially former nurses and doctors who came back from retirement to participate. Solberg believes that the delta virus, formerly referred to as the Indian variant, will be the biggest concern in the future.
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