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Coronavirus: Vaccination Rate Among Over-12’s at 70 %

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.12.02.

The vaccination rate among Hungarians older than 12, the age group currently eligible for the coronavirus vaccine, is 69.7 percent, the koronavirus.gov.hu website said on Thursday.

The vaccination rate is highest in Pest (75.4 percent) and Fejér (72.4 percent) counties and Budapest (71.1 percent) in central Hungary, the website said.

The counties at the bottom of the list are Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok (61.5 percent), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (63.4 percent) and Hajdú-Bihar (63.9 percent) in the east and northeast of the country, it said.

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The vaccination campaign has significantly contributed to the rising numbers, the website said.

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