It was found that 4 out of 10 children and adolescents aged 12-17 years received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.



At a regular briefing on the 25th, the Corona 19 Vaccination Response Promotion Team announced that 1,181,237 out of 2,768,836 people aged 12-17 years old as of 00:00 on the same day received the first vaccination, and the primary vaccination rate was 42.7%. I did.



479,301 people have completed the second inoculation, and the inoculation completion rate is 17.3%.



In the case of 16-17 years of age, when vaccination was first started, the primary vaccination rate was 70.4%, and the completion rate of vaccination was 48.7%.




Of those 12 to 15 years old, who will receive the first vaccination by the 27th, 29.1% received the first vaccination and 1.9% completed the vaccination.



Among 12-17 years old, 17-year-olds had the highest rate of primary vaccination at 75.0%, and the completion rate of vaccination was 53.4%.



The primary vaccination rate for 16-year-olds was 65.4%, and the primary vaccination rate for 15-year-olds was 39.7%. The higher the age, the higher the primary vaccination rate.



The promotion team recommended that children and adolescents be vaccinated in consideration of the violation of the right to learn due to isolation, etc.



The authorities have given an additional pre-booking period for the 12-17 year olds so that children and adolescents can receive the vaccine.



12-17 years old can make a reservation for vaccination by 6pm on the 31st of the following month.



Those who participate in the additional advance reservation can receive the first vaccination from the 29th to January 22nd of next year, and the remaining vaccine can also be administered by contacting the consigned medical institution.



(Photo = Provided by the Corona 19 Vaccination Response Promotion Team, Yonhap News) 

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