Springe with COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: REUTERS/Tatiana Makeeva

21 August 2021, 08:51

Dagestan remains outsider in vaccination rating

In Chechnya, a total of 30.3% of the population has received both doses of coronavirus vaccine, while Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria and North Ossetia remain in the last places in terms of the proportion of those vaccinated, the RBC (RosBiznesConsulting) has informed.

Chechnya is among top five Russian regions in terms of the share of fully vaccinated population. Within three weeks, by August 18, the republic improved the share from 13.2% to 30.3%.

Vaccination rates are high in the Krasnodar Territory and Rostov Region, where from 30 to 35% of the adult population has received at least one dose of vaccine. The Astrakhan Region is in the bracket of 25-30%. At least one vaccine dose was given to 20-25% of residents of Adygea, Kalmykia, Stavropol Territory, Karachay-Cherkessia and Ingushetia.

In August, Ingushetia was the leader in terms of vaccination rates. Three weeks earlier, the republic occupied the third place in the all-Russian rating from the end, and now it has risen to the 60th place in the proportion of those who have started the vaccination process, and to the 61st in the number of fully vaccinated people.

The five Russian outsiders is still including North Ossetia, Kabardino-Balkaria and Dagestan, the latter taking the last place. As of August 17, a total of 10.41% of the population had received at least one vaccination doze there; and only 7% received both dozes.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 20, 2021 at 09:05 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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