After being hit hard by Covid, Portugal now has highest vaccination rate

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Published on October 3, 2021 - Duration: 02:37s

After being hit hard by Covid, Portugal now has highest vaccination rate

Earlier in the year Portugal had one of the worst Covid-19 outbreaks on the planet.

Now, the small Atlantic nation has become the country with the largest percentage of people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (85%).

And though the number of daily cases is still high, deaths and hospitalizations from Covid-19 have remained low throughout the summer, with the results plain to see: businesses are open and tourism is making a comeback.

CNNโ€™s Vasco Cotovio reports.


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