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COVID-19: 80% have had at least one jab - Figliuolo

7 September 2021 22:19

ROME. KAZINFORM Italy's COVID-19 Emergency Commissioner Francesco Figliuolo said Tuesday that 80% of the Italian population eligible to be vaccinated have had at least one jab.

«Today is a good day because we have just reached and passed the milestone of 80% of first vaccinations,» Figliuolo said during a visit to an Amazon vaccination hub at Passo Corese, near Rome, ANSA reports.

«It is an important achievement because it tells us that we will reach the level of 80% completely vaccinated by the end of September, that means 43.2 million citizens over 12 will have completed the vaccination cycle».