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676,405 coronavirus vaccines delivered to Belgium

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A total of 676,405 coronavirus vaccines have been delivered to Belgium up until 14 February, the latest figures from the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) show.

In total, 623,805 Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines were delivered last week, which is some 80,000 more than the week before. Of those vaccines:

  • 366,600 went to Flanders
  • 200,655 to Wallonia
  • 50,115 to Brussels
  • 6,435 to the German speaking community

In addition, 46,200 Moderna vaccines have been delivered.

  • 22,900 of those went to Flanders
  • 13,800 to Wallonia
  • 7,500 to Brussels
  • 2,000 to the German speaking community

This was also the first week that AstraZeneca vaccines were delivered to Belgium, with an initial 6,400 vaccines, of which

  • 1,100 went to Flanders
  • 200 to Wallonia
  • 4,800 to Brussels
  • 300 to the German speaking community

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A total of 3,256,400 syringes for injection have been delivered, along with 2,402,400 needles – each a million more than the week before. Syringes and needles for preparing the injection have not increased compared to the previous week, however.

As of Wednesday morning, 370,019 people in Belgium have received the first dose of their vaccinations, or 4.01% of the population aged 18 and older.

In addition, 203,755 people have received their second dose, according to figures provided by the Sciensano public health institute.

Jason Spinks
The Brussels Times