More than 40 million people have been vaccinated against Corona… 260 days from the start of inoculation

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The cumulative number of people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea surpassed 40 million today (13th).

It is the first time in 260 days since the COVID-19 vaccine was started in Korea on February 26th.

Although the vaccination rate has been steadily increasing, the quarantine authorities are hastening to provide additional vaccines as the number of severe cases and deaths has increased.

The COVID-19 Vaccination Response Promotion Team announced that 48591 people have been vaccinated as of 12 noon today after receiving all of the COVID-19 vaccines in the recommended number of times.

Compared to the population of 51,349,116 in Korea, the completion rate of vaccination is 78.1%.

The vaccination completion rate is the highest among the age groups, with 94.3% in their 60s, 94.2% in their 50s, 92.8% in their 70s, 89.7% in their 40s, 87.8% in their 18s to 29s, 85.5% in their 30s, and 82.2% in their 80s. .

6.2% of those aged 12-17 years who started vaccination late.

As of 12 noon today, the number of primary vaccinations totaled 41,951,125, or 81.7% of the population.

A total of 3,937 new cases reported to the health authorities after receiving the vaccine as suspected adverse reactions were counted for three days from the 10th to the 12th.

Meanwhile, the promotion team said that one additional case of reporting the death of a teenager was received on the 11th.

This is the second case of death of a teenager after vaccination.

Authorities will investigate a causal relationship between vaccination and death.

Suspected reports of ‘anaphylaxis’, a severe systemic allergic reaction, increased by 27, and major adverse reactions such as nervous system reactions were newly reported.

Since February 26 of this year, when vaccination was started in Korea, the total number of reports of suspected adverse reactions were 375,568 and 891 deaths.

This is 0.46% of the 81,394,840 cumulative number of vaccinations as of 00:00 that day.

Reference-news.sbs.co.kr

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