Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Poland had the highest weekly average number of COVID-19 deaths among the 30 European countries analyzed in mid-December. In countries where more than 75 percent are vaccinated. Of the citizens, the average death rate was at least three times lower.
Experts of the National Institute of Public Health PZH – National Research Institute Publish their report on December 10in which they compared, among other things, the risk of death from COVID-19 in vaccinated and unvaccinated people. “The results obtained show that the risk of death due to COVID-19 in unvaccinated people compared to those vaccinated against COVID-19 is several times greater than in the case of all deaths” – we read.
Same day for the report Referring to Health Minister Adam Nidzelsky. “The comparison between these two groups shows that vaccination reduces the likelihood of death by sixty times. These are really shocking data, and not making a decision to vaccinate is an irresponsible act towards yourself, your loved ones and those around you” – he said at a press conference. “The risk of an unvaccinated person dying sixty times is a number that seems to speak for itself,” he added.
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What is the vaccination status and death statistics for COVID-19 in Europe? We chose 30 countries: 27 countries from the European Union plus Great Britain, Norway and Switzerland. We compiled data on the percentage of vaccinations with at least one dose in this country and the average weekly number of COVID-19 deaths per million population. We used our world for data. It turns out that In mid-December, Poland belonged to the five countries with the highest proportion of unvaccinated population.
COVID-19 deaths per million inhabitants: worst in Central and Eastern Europe
The graph on the left shows 30 countries according to the percentage of vaccinations with at least one dose as of December 15, and on the right is a comparison of the average weekly number of COVID-19 deaths per million inhabitants as of December 16. As can be seen, the highest average number of deaths – more than 10 – was recorded in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe: Hungary (16.5), Slovakia (14.41), Croatia (13.3), Bulgaria (11.41), Poland (11, 15) and the Czech Republic (10.58).
These countries belong to the group with the lowest vaccination coverage – only in the 10 countries analyzed. Thus: Hungary got 64.35 per cent. The vaccinated population (22nd place), the Czech Republic – 63.02% (24th place), Poland – 56.22 percent (26th place), Croatia – 54.69 percent (27th place, as of December 14), Slovakia – 49.21 percent. (ranked 28, as of December 14) and Bulgaria – 27.61 percent. (Post 30, I provide the data here, because it’s December 5th).
On the other hand, five countries with the lowest weekly average number of COVID-19 deaths per million inhabitants – Sweden (0.58), Malta (0.83), Spain (1.06), Finland (1.13), Ireland (1, 35) – belong to those who have the highest proportion of the vaccinated population. Malta 84.72 percent. Vaccinated Citizens (2nd place, as of December 14), Spain 82.51% (3rd place on December 14th), Finland – 77.91% (7th place on December 14) Ireland – 77.78 percent (8th place, as of December 1), while Sweden – 75.68 percent (12th place).
Of the 30 countries analyzed, Portugal had the highest proportion of the population vaccinated – 89.04%.
What are the countries that did not get the highest rate of vaccination of citizens? Poland is in fifth place
We examined the percentage of residents in these 30 countries who had not decided to receive even the first dose of the vaccine by mid-December. Well, Bulgaria has the largest number of such citizens – 72.4 percent. Romania comes in second with 59.1%. and Slovakia – 50.8%. In the remaining non-vaccinated countries, there is already less than half the population.
More than 40 percent have Croatia (45.3%), Poland (43.78%) and Slovenia (40.4%) such citizens.
On the other hand, less than a fifth of the unvaccinated population have it: Denmark (19.4%), Spain (17.5%), Malta (15.3%), Portugal (11%).
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author: Gabriella Sischowska
source: concrete 24; Photo: PAP / EPA / FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
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