VACCINATION UPDATE: The Canaries passes 500,000 vaccinations given
The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands has reported this morning that 528,378 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered so far in the archipelago, of which 15,497 were inoculated yesterday. Of those 11,630 were from Pfizer, 503 from Moderna and 3,354 from AstraZeneca, as reported in an official press release.
The three vaccines against Covid-19 that are being used to vaccinate in the Canary Islands are joined by Janssen's, with which they will begin to inoculate people between the ages of 70 and 79 today, after the first consignment of 6,700 doses arrived yesterday.
Currently, in the Canary Islands there are 136,400 people immunized after receiving two doses of the vaccine. The initial target for immunization is 70% of the adults in the archipelago, which is 1,348,856 people, and this represents 10.1% so far with both doses, and 29% with the first vaccination.
POPULATION GROUPS TO BE VACCINATED:
Group 1: COMPLETE
Group 2: COMPLETE
Group 3: 100% one dose and 27.4% two doses. Non front-line health and social health personnel:
Group 4: 100% one dose and 90.58% two doses. Large non-institutionalized dependents.
Group 5: 65.73% one dose and 14.51% two doses. People aged over 60.
Group 5A: People aged 80 and over.
Group 5B . People from 70 to 79 years old (Janssen vaccine)
Group 5C: People from 60 to 69 years old (AstraZeneca vaccine)
Group 6: 28.5% one dose. Groups with an essential function for society: police, army, emergency services, teachers.
Group 7: 35.01% one dose. People under 60 years of age with severe Covid-19 high risk conditions, ie health complications such as diabetes or ashma.
Group 8: People aged 56-59 years.
Group 9: People aged 45-55 years.
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The Ministry of Health reminds the importance of attending your appointment to receive vaccination, since the schedules are organized according to the available vaccines and the target population to be vaccinated at all times, so any cancellations or no-shows can lead to a mismatch in plans. The appointment is made by SMS or by phone call.