Sunday 19 September 2021 - 4:08:06 pm

More than half of EU adults now fully vaccinated against COVID

BRUSSELS, 22nd July, 2021 (WAM) -- Two hundred million Europeans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or more than half the adult population, the European Commission has said.

The Commission has set a target of having 70 percent of adult EU citizens vaccinated this summer. Some 200 million people have now had both doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

European Commission spokeswoman Dana Spinant said at a press briefing on Thursday 54.7 percent of all EU adults were fully inoculated.


WAM/Tariq alfaham