Update: 4,213,336 Norwegians have received the first dose of the corona vaccine

Moderna vaccinePhoto: Terje Pedersen / NTB
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A total of 4,213,336 people have been vaccinated with the first dose of the corona vaccine in Norway, the FHI’s statistics show on Tuesday. Furthermore, 3,758,947 people have received the second dose.

Thus, 78.1% of the population has received the first dose, while 69.7% of the population has been fully vaccinated. For the population over the age of 18, the proportions are 91.4% and 87.1%, respectively.

Among young people aged 16-17, 90.9% have received the first dose, and 24% have received the second dose. At the age of 12-15, the proportions are 72.1% and 0.9%, respectively.

So far, the FHI has registered that 584 people received the first dose on Monday, while 1,448 people received the second dose.

Norway started its corona vaccination on December 27, 2020. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are currently used, but people can also apply for the Janssen vaccine. Norway chose to stop all use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in March.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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