The number of people vaccinated with at least one dose against COVID-19 in Brazil reached 808,864,685 on Wednesday, equivalent to 38.19% of the total population. In the past 24 hours, 2,390,026 people have received their first vaccine application, according to data collected by the Vehicle Press Association from the secretariats of 26 states and the federal district.
Of the more than 80 million people who have been vaccinated, 28.7 million have already been fully immunized against the coronavirus, either with the second dose or with single-application vaccines. The total represents 13.6% of the population.
In the past 24 hours, 613.3 thousand people received the second dose and another 388 thousand received a single application vaccine. In all, Brazil gave 3,391,427 doses on Wednesday. The large number of requests is due to Rio de Janeiro, which has been accounting for pent-up data in recent days.
In relative terms, São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul are the two states that have fed the population so far: 44.86% and 44.74% of the population have received at least the first dose, respectively. The lowest percentage was found in Mato Grosso, where 23.66% received the vaccine.
In absolute numbers, the largest number of people vaccinated with the first dose is also in São Paulo (20.7 million), followed by Minas Gerais (7.59 million) and Rio de Janeiro (6.12 million).
“Writer. Analyst. Avid travel maven. Devoted twitter guru. Unapologetic pop culture expert. General zombie enthusiast.”