Together with Innlandet, 9.9 per cent of those living in the county have received both the first and second vaccine dose, according to figures from NIPH.
At the same time, Nordland is the county with the fewest reported cases of corona since the pandemic started, reports NRK.
The chief infection control officer in Bodø believes that a third wave of infection could have been avoided if the vaccines had been sent to where there is the most infection.
– If you had at an earlier time gone stronger in the places that were most bothered, you would have reduced both the burden of illness and the burden of action for many people. The consequences of the shutdown are also something you have to deal with, infection control chief Kai Brynjar Hagen to the channel.