Immunization rate among the general population in Romania stagnates at 40%


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The vaccination rate among the general population stagnates at 40% in Romania – 43.45% in municipalities and less than 30% in rural areas, according to data published on Monday by the RO Vaccinare platform.

Two communes in Timiș and Bistrița-Năsăud have the highest vaccine coverage in the country, of over 60%, the National Council for Coordinating the Vaccination Campaign reported on Monday. These are Dumbrăvița commune, Timiș county, where the vaccination rate is 63.81%, and Salva commune, Bistrița-Năsăud county, where the rate is 63.31%.

In the top ten localities according to the vaccination rate are communes from Timiş, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Dolj, Iaşi, Alba, Cluj, Tulcea and Ilfov. Otopeni is the only city in the top ten, with a vaccination rate of 55.7%.

Other localities with high vaccination rates:

59,9% – Cârcea commune, Dolj county;
59,63% – Valea Lupului commune, Iași;
57,82% –  Giroc commune, Timiș;
57,75% –  Rimetea commune, Alba;
57,4% – Izvoru Crișului commune,Cluj;
56,96% –  Sfântu Gheorghe commune, Tulcea;
56,53% -Chiajna commune, Ilfov;
55,7% – town of Otopeni, Ilfov.

At the national level, the percentage of vaccination among the general population is 40.7%, among the eligible population (12+) 46.5%, and among the adult population 48.8%. In rural areas, vaccination coverage is 29.69%, in urban areas 41.69%, and in municipalities 43.45%.

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