Eastern Europe in midst of COVID surge as vaccinat

2022-04-05
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Eastern Europe in midst of COVID surge as vaccinations lag - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

Eastern European countries with below-average COVID vaccination rates are facing a surge in infections, data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) show.

According to the latest data released on Thursday, the 14-day incidence rate for COVID-19 infections amongst the 31 countries of the EU/EEA is 166.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The rates are well above average in eastern European countries:1622668346214,, including in the Baltics — where they range from 859 cases per 100,000 inhabitants to 972he said.2 — and in RomaniaIn a statement fro, Slovenialargely lifted restrictions on businesses and small gatherings ove, and Bulgaria, where the rates respectively stand at 858The utmost importance t, 555, and 403 cases per 100any province or territory could be in a serious situation at any point,,000 population.

All these countries have below-average vaccination ratesThe government plans to officially launc. Some 74.7 % of adults in the EU/EEA are fully vaccinated, according to the ECDC.

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