64% fully vaccinated in Japan

More than 64 percent of the population in Japan has been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

The government said on Monday that over 93.1 million people, or 73.6 percent of the population, have received their first shots, and that more than 81.4 million people, or 64.3 percent, have had two shots.

Among people aged 65 or older, 90.9 percent have had at least one jab, with 89.8 percent receiving the second dose.

The government plans to finish vaccination for all those who wish to be inoculated this month or early next month.