Brazil's Health Ministry says 20% of its total population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
As of late Tuesday, at least 42,756,263 Brazilians were fully vaccinated against the virus, 20.34% of the country’s total population, according to the Ministry.
Currently, close to 103 million Brazilians (102,802,001) have been partially vaccinated – 48.91% of the country’s total population, the health ministry reports.
The Brazilian Southern state of Mato Grosso do Sul reports the highest number of fully vaccinated people with 33% of the state’s population; while the neighboring state of Sao Paulo – the most populous state of the country – has 58% of the population partially vaccinated.
Brazil has been vaccinating most of its population in partnership with Oxford’s AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine; accounting for 48.2% of the doses applied in the country, and followed by Coronavac with 37.1% of the total number of doses.
The remaining 11.7% were vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine and 3% with Janssen’s.