The Ministry of Health (Minsa)
has reported that 48% of the target population for COVID-19 vaccination in Peru has already received the two doses that prevent severe cases and death from the novel coronavirus.
So far, 30,575,908 doses have been administered in Peru. Out of that total, 17,223,022 were given as first dose, while 13,352,886 as second dose.
"This figure represents 48% of the target population," the leading government authority in the health sector said in its daily report.
It should be pointed out that the target population in Peru consists of men and women over 12 years of age, that is 28,024,250 people.
The information above is applicable as of October 13 at 6:01 p.m. (local time) and was published on the COVID-19 Vaccination Situation Room.
On Tuesday, Minsa reported that 30,191,159 doses had been administered as of October 12 at 6:04 p.m. (local time), which means 384,749 vaccine doses have been given in the last 24 hours.