Portugal has reached the target of 70% of the population being vaccinated, announced this Thursday, the Minister of Health, in an interview on SIC. “The good news that exists, and which is the result of the efforts of the Portuguese, is that it was already possible to reach, yesterday, 70% of the population residing in Portugal with complete vaccination”.
According to the government official, this goal was achieved a few weeks ahead of schedule, as “already indicated by the weekly vaccination report of the General Directorate of Health. Last week, [the report] referred to 66% of people with complete vaccination.”
Vaccinating around 100 thousand people a day, “it was expected that, during this week, we could achieve this goal and, in fact, the Task Force confirmed that we managed to achieve this result”, added the official.