40% of the Maltese population has officially received the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of 5th April 2021, Malta has administered 215,700 vaccines, of which 59,032 were second doses.
Malta has been utilising the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines and is awaiting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine which can be administered to younger age groups. Apart from the vaccine roll-out, which according to the Health Authorities is the main weapon against the virus, various mitigation health measures are in place. Cases have also significantly dropped meaning that the rollout accompanied by the measures are having the desired effect.