15.5 mln of its 28 mln COVID jabs used so far

Figures

Photo by Tibor Rosta / MTI.

Hungary has so far used about 15.5 million of the 28 million COVID vaccine doses that have been delivered to the country for first, second, and booster jabs, state news wire MTI reports, citing an update by koronavirus.gov.hu.

The website noted that 22 million of the 24 million COVIDjabs Hungary is getting in a joint European Union order have already arrived. It added that officials have ordered another 2 million jabs in the framework of the EU procurement for children aged 7-11 which will arrive this year and next.

Hungary has also ordered another 9.5 million Pfizer jabs in a joint EU order placed in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant. The country will take delivery of 3 million of those jabs in the second half of 2022 and 6.5 million in 2023. The order will include 1.5 million jabs for young children.

Data on the website show Hungary has taken delivery of all of the 10,874,511 Pfizer/BioNTech jabs from the initial EU vaccine order, 97% of the 1,723,610 Moderna jabs, 86% of the 6,513,460 AstraZeneca jabs and 91% of the 4,309,022 Janssen jabs. None of the half a million CureVac jabs from the order have been delivered.

Hungary earlier took delivery of 2,005,600 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine and 5,200,000 of China's Sinpoharm vaccine.

ADVERTISEMENT

Annual Inflation Hits 23-Year High in May Analysis

Annual Inflation Hits 23-Year High in May

Lawmakers postpone expanded data provision for tourism secto... Parliament

Lawmakers postpone expanded data provision for tourism secto...

Dóra Petrányi to co-head CMS Tech, Media, and Comms Group Appointments

Dóra Petrányi to co-head CMS Tech, Media, and Comms Group

Budapest targets tourists with public transport fare hikes City

Budapest targets tourists with public transport fare hikes

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.