Portugal occupied, this Tuesday, Fourteenth place in the table of European countries With the highest percentage of the population vaccinated with the booster dose. According to the data Our world in data, analyzed by the newspaper “Público”, the country pollinated with booster dose 22.87% of the population.
The European vaccination rate already has a coverage of 23.14%, which puts Portugal 0.27 percentage point below. If Portugal ranked 14th on the European level in terms of Worldwide, the country is in 25th place.
While announcing the new restriction measures, Tuesday, the prime minister said he wanted to increase the pace of vaccination. “Let’s speed up the vaccination processHe said, announcing that the General Directorate of Security is preparing to release on Wednesday the timetable for this reinforcement, of which the country has already contracted sufficient doses.
At the same time, the Prime Minister asked for understanding of the decision to take a four-day break from the operation: “It is necessary to bear in mind that on the 27th of the month, it will be a year since the first vaccine was applied. We have health professionals, especially nurses and operational assistants, both from the NHS and From the communes, very weary, weary, tired of the huge pressure they are under.We need everyone to have full capacity, but we have to respect everyone and All professionals also need to have Christmas and New Year’s Eve.“.
During the festive season Vaccination centers will be closed, a condition that would reduce the vaccination rate. However, Antonio Cosa says that until day 23, a “great effort” will continue. at 23, The centers will be exclusively dedicated to vaccinating people aged 65 years and over years in the open house system.
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