80% of Singapore's population fully vaccinated

Singapore fully vaccinates 80% of population against Covid-19

It has now become the world's most vaccinated country

Authorities have said they will further ease Covid-19 restrictions after hitting the 80% milestone. Credit: Reuters File Photo

Singapore has fully inoculated 80% of its 5.7 million people against Covid-19, the health minister said on Sunday, becoming the world's most vaccinated country and setting the stage for further easing of curbs.

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"We have crossed another milestone, where 80% of our population has received their full regimen of two doses," Ong Ye Kung said in a Facebook post.

That gives the tiny city-state the world's highest rate of complete vaccinations, according to a Reuters tracker. Authorities have said they will further ease Covid-19 restrictions after hitting the 80% milestone.

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