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Cuba has vaccinated 87.6 percent of its population against Covid-19


Cuba has vaccinated 87.6 percent of its population against Covid-19

Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has fully vaccinated 87.6 percent of its population against Covid-19 and has administered a booster shot to 4,545,231 people.

In all, it has administered 33,422,531 shots of domestic vaccines Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala, and 10,544,254 Cubans (of 11 million) have received at least one dose, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP, in Spanish).

Some 9,334,329 people have received a second dose, and 8,998,689 have been administered a third one, according to the Jan.20 (Thursday) MINSAP update. Cuba, which launched its immunization campaign in May, 2021, quickly moved forward with its realization, and before the end of 2021, it had been ranked first in the world regarding the average of doses administered per 100 inhabitants per day.

Our World in Data, a statistics website from the University of Oxford, ratifies Cuba as the number one nation in that category with some 294.02 doses, ahead of Chile (239.69), the United Arab Emirates (231.98), China (205) and Brazil (164.25).


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