Hungary has administered coronavirus booster shots to a greater share of its population than any other European Union country, according to a government social media post.
According to a table posted on the government’s social media platform, fully 26.19 percent of Hungary’s population has received a booster jab compared with the EU average of 10.5 percent.
Meanwhile, unfortunately, Hungary has again become EU-leader in fatalities in proportion to the population (based on the seven-day rolling average), a fact the government has so far failed to address.
Malta has also administered booster shots to over 20 percent of its population (23.42 percent), as has Austria (22.11 percent), according to the table. Fourteen other countries have given booster shots to less than 20 but more than 10 percent of their population, with the vaccination rates being the highest in Ireland, Slovenia, Belgium, Denmark and Estonia.
Less than 10 percent of the population have got the booster jab in the Czech Republic, Romania, Sweden, Poland, Finland and Bulgaria.
Meanwhile, the Netherlands, Croatia, Latvia and Slovakia have not supplied any data on their booster vaccination rates, according to the table.
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