Update: 869,119 Norwegians have received the first dose of the corona vaccine

Corona vaccinationPhoto: Stian Lysberg Solum / NTB

A total of 869,119 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 Monday.

Furthermore, 296,302 people have received the second dose. According to the FHI, 28,266 people received the first dose over the weekend, and 669 people received the second dose.

Most people have received the first dose in Viken (207,136) and Oslo (115,271). The fewest first doses have been administered in Troms and Finnmark (38,456) and Nordland (40,984). Most people have been given the second dose in the counties of Viken (70,311) and Vestland (34,753).

The first corona vaccine in Norway – the one produced by Pfizer and BioNTech – was administered on December 27.

On January 15, the first dose of the Moderna vaccine was administered, and on February 7, the AstraZeneca vaccine was given to healthcare professionals.

The use of AstraZeneca vaccines is now suspended, following reports of possible serious side effects.

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

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