Update: 699,089 Norwegians have received the first dose of the corona vaccine

VaccinationPhoto: AP Photo / David J. Phillip
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A total of 699,089 people have been vaccinated with the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Norway, the National Institute of Public Health’s (FHI) statistics show on Friday. 

Furthermore, 283,835 people have received the second dose.

According to the FHI, 9,238 people received the first dose on Thursday, and 1,443 people received the second dose.

Most people have received the first dose in Viken (162,675) and Oslo (85,882). The fewest first doses have been administered in Troms and Finnmark (30,106) and Nordland (33,783). Most people have received the second dose in the counties of Viken (63,116) and Vestland (33,799).

The first coronavirus vaccine in Norway was launched on December 27 (the one from Pfizer and BioNTech). 

On January 15, the first dose of the Moderna vaccine was administered, and on February 7, the AstraZeneca vaccine was used by healthcare professionals. AstraZeneca has now been suspended, following reports of possible serious side effects.

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

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