Covid-19: Brazil’s São Paulo passes 50% of state population fully vaccinated

The state of São Paulo on Sunday, September 19, passed the 50% mark of the population fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Some 23.1 million people have now been immunized, according to the State Health Secretariat's estimates.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the state government, 97.7% of the adult population living in the state has been administered at least one vaccine dose. When considering the whole population, 80.9% have taken a vaccine dose.

"The balance this afternoon shows over 36.3 million first dose shots, 21.9 million second doses, over 1.1 million single doses and 169,800 additional doses, totaling 59.6 million doses administered," the Secretariat said in a statement.

The vaccines available in the state are Butantan/Coronavac, Fiocruz/Astrazeneca/Oxford and Pfizer, all two-dose, or the single-dose . . .

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