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By the end of this week, the number of people vaccinated against coronavirus may well have exceeded 800,000, István György, a state secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a press conference of the central board responsible for containing the virus, György said that Hungary’s vaccination rate was above the European Union average. So far, over 457,000 people have received their first shot and 206,000 people are fully inoculated, he said.

Now More People Vaccinated Against Covid Than Registered as Infected
Now More People Vaccinated Against Covid Than Registered as Infected

More people are now vaccinated against COVID-19 in Hungary than were infected by the virus since its appearance in the country, according to official data. The country reached the encouraging milestone on the 20th of February. A total of 427,309 people received their first jab against the coronavirus in Hungary, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Saturday. Despite the rising […]Continue reading

In the next few days GPs will use 275,000 doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine to inoculate registered elderly patients, while 41,000 people below the age of 60 with chronic illnesses will receive AstraZeneca shot. Another 52,000 registered elderly are set to receive the Pfizer jab at inoculation centres, he said.

featured image illustration via Tibor Rosta/MTI