According to information provided by the Robert Koch Institute on Thursday, about 739,000 jobs were executed yesterday. Vaccinations. But Germany is still below the European Union average. “This is a new daily record,” Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn wrote on Twitter on Thursday. 564,000 people were vaccinated the previous day. The previous record was set a week ago – it was 725,000 vaccinations in one day.
Currently, 5,276,028 people have been fully vaccinated, which is 6.3 percent of the total population. A total of 14,773,908 people received at least one dose. The most progress was made in Bremen. There, 20 percent of the population has already received at least one vaccination.
The vaccination campaign accelerated after Easter with family doctors joining it, but in terms of vaccination, the situation in Germany is still worse than it is in many other countries.
‘Germany is doing badly’
Despite the daily vaccination record being broken, the media indicate there is no reason to be overly optimistic.
On Wednesday, the Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung wrote: “A look at the numbers shows how badly Germany is doing with regard to vaccinations. In America, 22 percent of citizens are already fully protected against the virus, and in Chile this percentage is more than 24 percent, and in Israel like up to 57% Germany has only 6.2% The EU average is 6.9% Since each member state receives the same amount of vaccine for each population group, the difference from the European average corresponds to the losses from the local vaccination campaign (…) (For a country that is proud to have one of the best health systems in the world, this is embarrassing. ”