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More than 7.000 students vaccinated with second dose of covid-19 Vaccine

More than 7.000 students vaccinated with second dose of covid-19 Vaccine

DILI, 30 november 2021 (TATOLI) – More than 7.000 students have already received the second dose of the covid-19 vaccine, equivalent to four percent, according to the official data of the Ministry of Health.

“As of november 28, the country has recorded18.4 percent of students had been vaccinated with the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, representing 33.508 students, of whom 7.179 or four percent are fully vaccinated with the vaccine,” said in a statement.

In Timor-Leste, 80.6 percent of the adult group had received at least one dose of the vaccine, equivalent to 608.687 people, of which 58 percent or 441.064 had been fully vaccinated.

The nation has already received more than one million doses of the vaccine offered by the COVAX facility, Australia, New Zealand, Portugal, Japan, China, and the United States.

Timor-Leste launched its first vaccination campaign against Covid-19 on april 7 at the Formosa Health Center, in Dili.

So far, the country has reported 19.822 confirmed cases, 122 deaths, and 19.697 recoveries since the outbreak of the pandemic in Timor-Leste.

 

Journalist: Isaura Lemos de Deus  

Editor: Maria Auxiliadora

Translation: Filomeno Martins 

Editor: Nelia Borges Fernandes 

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