Vaccination campaign in Slovenia reaches two milestones

Ljubljana – The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 has reached two important milestones. According to data by the National Institute of Public Health, more than 20% of the population has received one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine and more than 10% have been fully vaccinated.

So far, 426,043 people have been vaccinated with the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine and 211,199 have received both doses.

The first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine has been administered to 236,509 women and 189,534 men. A total of 124,014 women and 87,185 men have received both shots and are considered fully immunised.

Among those over 60 years old, at least 40% have received the first dose of the vaccine, and in the age group of over 65 the share is at 50% or more.

The highest share of vaccinated persons is in the 70-74 age group, where 64% have received the first shot and 45% both.

The most successful regions in terms of vaccination are the Zasavska, Koroška, Goriška regions, central Slovenia and Gorenjska, while the immunisation rate is the lowest in the Pomurska, SE Slovenia, Podravska and Posavska regions.

Of all vaccines available, 253,866 persons have so far received the first dosage of Pfizer, and 187,260 have also received the second dosage.

Another 128,431 people have received the first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine and only 834 have received the second due to problems in the supply.

Meanwhile, 43,687 have received the first shot of Moderna and 22,710 have also receive the second shot.