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36.5 percent of population in Dubrovnik-Neretva County have been fully vaccinated

Written by  Jul 26, 2021

The Civil Protection Headquarters of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County has issued a public invitation for vaccination against coronavirus, which will take place on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at the Student Dormitory Dubrovnik.

From 8:00 am to 11:00 am, all Croatian citizens will be able to be vaccinated, and from 11:00 am to 12 noon foreign citizens.

So far, about three million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been consumed in Croatia. According to data published by the Croatian Institute of Public Health, 1,620,106 people have been vaccinated with the first dose by July 24.

The highest coverage of vaccinated with the first dose was achieved in the City of Zagreb, 46.1 percent of the total population, i.e. 55.8 percent of the adult population.

In the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, 40 percent of the total population have received the first dose of the vaccine, which puts the county in seventh place in Croatia, and 36.5 percent of the population of the county have been fully vaccinated, the fifth position in the country.

Malta leads Europe in terms of vaccination coverage, with 73 percent of the population fully vaccinated, followed by Iceland with 70 percent and the UK with 56 percent, according to the website Our World in Data. And Oxford-AstraZeneca is the most widely used vaccine with 180 countries using it, followed by Pfizer-BioNTech with 111 countries.


The Voice of Dubrovnik


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