According to the General Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Marios Themistokleous, Greece is above the European Union average for COVID-19 vaccinations, reaching fourth position.
In particular, Themistokleous emphasized that on February 22, more than 30,000 people were vaccinated, while the overall number of vaccinated Greeks was approximately 725,000.
He spoke at the same time of a rising trend in vaccine appointments, stressing that 1,420,000 appointments have been made.
Of these appointments, 600,000 are linked to the first tranche and 820,000 to the second.
“The number of appointments is directly related to the number of doses that the country is expected to receive. The appointments for March are 720,000 and we are expected to exceed 1.5 million vaccinations,” Themistokleous clarified.
Themistocleous also referred to the vaccine schedule, saying that Greece received 112,000 vaccine doses from Pfizer on February 22.