Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that the target of 30 million people vaccinated at least once, set for June 15, has just been reached.
It was a government objective. That’s done! On Saturday 12th June 2021, Prime Minister Jean Castex welcomed the number of people who have received at least a first dose of vaccine. The threshold of 30 million first-vaccinated French people has been crossed.
“Objective achieved”, rejoiced the Prime Minister, specifying that he was with “three days in advance”.
✅ Objectif atteint !
Merci à tous ceux qui se mobilisent pour la vaccination : c’est grâce à vous que nous gagnerons la bataille contre le virus.
À tous ceux qui ne sont pas encore vaccinés, des doses sont disponibles près de chez vous sur https://t.co/sGpUtk5csy. https://t.co/jbeoqywghM
— Jean Castex (@JeanCASTEX) June 12, 2021
45% of the population
To be precise, 30,140,598 people received at least one injection. This represents 45% of the total population and 57.4% of the major population, specifies the General Directorate of Health in a press release.
There are 13,951,277 people who received two injections (20.8% of the total population and 26.6% of the adult population).
A total of 15,670,139 people have a complete vaccination schedule.
Next step: young people
Next step in the vaccination schedule, the opening of vaccination to minors, possible from June 15th .
Vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, for 12-17-year-olds.