Portugal – everyone over the age of 65 has been fully vaccinated


More than half of young people between 12 and 17 years old and all seniors over 65 are already fully vaccinated against covid-19, announced today the General Directorate of Health (DGS).

According to the weekly vaccination report, 52% of young people aged 12 to 17 years (320,708) have already completed the vaccination – 25% last week – and 84% (525,426) received at least one dose.

Data from the DGS indicate that 80% of the Portuguese population, equivalent to more than 8.2 million people, has already completed the vaccination process against the SARS-CoV-2 virus and 85%, more than 8.8 million, have already have the first dose of the vaccine.

The `task force’ which coordinates the vaccination logistics estimates reaching in the last week of this month the target of 85% of the Portuguese population with complete vaccination.

For the first time, the vaccination report advances that 100% of the elderly in the 65 to 79 age groups and those over 80 years old are already fully vaccinated, representing a total of more than 2.3 million people.


By Justgivemepositivenews Team