( Source: European Commission)
The EU has kept its word and delivered.
Our target was to protect 70% of adults in the European Union with at least one vaccination in July.
Today we have achieved this target. And 57% of adults already have the full protection of double vaccination.
These figures put Europe among the world leaders.
The catch-up process has been very successful – but we need to keep up the effort.
The delta variant is very dangerous. I therefore call on everyone – who has the opportunity – to be vaccinated. For their own health and to protect others.
The EU will continue to provide sufficient volumes of vaccine.