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Covid vaccine, over 50 doses tripled in 7 days


Jan 14, 2022

Son: “4.5 million doses in a week, 1.5 million more than the previous” Numbers on the rise for the anti-covid vaccination campaign in Italy with the first doses tripled among the over 50s. In week 7-13 In January, over 4.5 million administrations were made, communicates the commissioner of Francesco Figliuolo, 1.5 more than the previous week with an average of over 650 thousand administrations per day. Of these, more than 2 million concerned the over 50 range, for which the first doses tripled over seven days, from 39 thousand to 126 thousand approximately. The figure for children aged between 5 and 11 is also growing strongly, in favor of whom over 356 thousand have been administered (of which about 240 thousand first doses and 116 thousand second ones), with an increase of 77% compared to a a week ago, when the total had just exceeded 200,000. The overall weekly performance is in line with the targets indicated by the Commissioner Structure for the Regions / Autonomous Provinces.