Greece completed 11 million vaccinations on Monday, Secretary General for Primary Health Marios Themistocleous said. The total concerns both those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and those only with the first dose.
He said that over 5.85 million citizens have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, corresponding to 55.6% of the general population, or 65% of the adult population, he said.
Over 5.15 million have completed their vaccination, or 52.5% of the general population and 61.6% of the adult one.
Age groups with the highest rates of vaccination include 75-79 (84.4%), 65-69 (80.1%), 70-74 (78.7%) and 60-64 (75.9%).
The lowest rates are observed in the age groups 25-39 (ranging between 50% and 53.5%), while in the 18-24 group a total of 39.4% have had at least one dose. Younger groups open to vaccinations include 12-14 (3%) and 15-17 (11.1%).
In addition, 4,000 individuals have been vaccinated at home (of a total 5,274 registered). In remote areas, over 10,000 people have been vaccinated, and there are separate campaigns for special groups, including Roma, the homeless, and migrants.
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