Friday 22 October 2021
A total of 109, 549 people have been fully vaccinated while 187,138 received their first doses in country, as of 17 October 2021.
The COVID-19 Vaccine Updates released by the Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response, Dr Esorom Daoni, has highlighted three categories of people being vaccinated in the reporting period:
They include health workers, of which 12,560 received at least one dose, whilst 6,472 are fully vaccinated; the 45 years and above category had 61, 289 people receiving one dose, whilst 39,483 are fully vaccinated; Persons with comorbidity had 4 455 people receiving one dose , with 2373 fully vaccinated.
The nationwide vaccination coverage is as follows:
|Province||Target for 2021||At least One dose received||Fully vaccinated|
|National Capital District||92, 312||63, 103||44,253|
|East New Britain||77,059||6,409||2,167|
|West New Britain||71,832||2,868||1,544|
|Autonomous Region of Bougainville||68,891||1,749||1,306|
In the meantime, the total number of doses administered is 257,718.