Cyprus reports low rates of COVID vaccinations from December 2022

?he rate of vaccinations against COVID in Cyprus was low during the Christmas holidays and this trend has been observed since December 21st, Senior Director of Nursing Services Evagoras Tambouris has told the Cyprus News Agency.

He said that because of the holidays many people chose not to get the shot in case they displayed mild symptoms and added that there is a possibility that vaccinations will resume after the vacations.

Tambouris said that figures showed that around 600-700 people were administered the vaccine per day before December 21st, while now the number is around 350 people per day.

According to data, the percentage of those over the age of 18 who have been fully vaccinated to date is 86.1%. The percentage of the entire population is 73.7%.

The percentage of fully vaccinated over 60 years is 86.7%.

Moreover, the percentage of those vaccinated with the 4th dose has reached 7.1%, while those over 60 years of age with the 4th dose are 27.5%.

The 5th booster dose was so far administered to 5,5% of people over 60.

Vaccination centers are open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Source: Cyprus News Agency