articles | 30 August 2021

Coronavirus: 78% have had one jab, 73.89% two jabs

Up until Saturday, 78.2% of people in Cyprus had received one Covid jab and 73.8% were fully covered, the health ministry said on Sunday.

The government’s target was 80% for a first dose by August 31.

Focusing it’s attention on the younger age groups, the ministry said 35.6% of those aged 16-17 had a first dose and 28%, two doses.

In the age group 12-15, the government has dished out a first dose to 16.7% of children and two doses to 3.3%.

Paphos remains the most compliant with coverage of 89.3% for a first dose

It is followed by the Famagusta areas with 86.6% having a first dose.

Nicosia and Limassol come after that with 77.9% and 76.6% respectively having one dose.

In Larnaca, the first-dose percentage stands at 72.2%.

No breakdown for second doses by age group or by area was provided.

First doses by age group as follows:

Age group

Age group population

July 31

August 6

August 12

8 August

12-15

36,233

3,8%

8,3%

16,7%

16-17

18,902

27,6%

30,4%

31,8%

35,6%

18-19

21,362

40,5%

43,1%

44,7%

48,2%

20-29

138,322

52,3%

55,7%

56,7%

60%

30-39

143,651

65%

67,2%

68%

70,4%

40-49

111,310

82,9%

84,5%

85,2%

87,1%

50-59

107,634

79,4%

80,5%

81,1%

82,5%

60-69

94,714

86,6%

87,3%

87,7%

88,6%

70-79

66,429

94,9%

95,5%

95,9%

96,8%

80+

33,530

95,5%

96,2%

96,5%

97,1%

Source: Cyprus Mail

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