According to the weekly vaccination report released by the Directorate General of Health (DGS), 5,335,683 people have received at least one dose and 3,295,132 have their complete vaccination, which represents 32 percent of the population.
By age groups, there were no significant changes in the last week in the elderly over 80 years, in which 98 percent (666,831 people) have already started the vaccination programme and 93 percent (634,488) are complete, according to the national health authority.
Almost all people in the group between 65 and 79 years old (98 percent) also have at least one dose already administered, a percentage that drops to 64 percent (1,043,836) with regard to the complete vaccination against Covid-19.
The largest percentage increase was recorded this week in the 50-64 age group, with 85 percent (1,847,758) of people in this group now having started their vaccination and 51 percent (1,103,443) having completed their vaccination process.
Regarding the age group between 25 and 49 years, the number of people who have started their vaccination rose from 26 percent to 35 percent (1,177,235), while 14 percent (476,675) have already finished the vaccination programme, according to the DGS.
By regions, the North continues to lead in the number of vaccines administered, with about 2.9 million, closely followed by Lisbon and Tagus Valley, where more than 2.8 million doses have been administered.
It is followed by the Centre (1.4 million doses), the Alentejo (424,000), the Algarve (328,000), Madeira (209,000) and the Azores (188,000), indicates the vaccination report.
As for the vaccination coverage of the population, the Alentejo is the region with the highest percentage of people with complete vaccination (37 percent), followed by Madeira and the Centre (35 percent), the North (34 percent), the Azores (32 percent), the Algarve (29 percent) and Lisbon and Tagus Valley (28 percent).
Since the start of the Covid-19 vaccination plan on 27 December 2020, Portugal has received more than 9.5 million vaccines, with 8.3 million already distributed to vaccination posts on the mainland and the two autonomous regions.