More than 100,000 people have now had both vaccinations in the Canaries
Ministry of Health figures showed yesterday that the SCS has now administered 290,165 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 in the Canary Islands, and has achieved the immunization of 101,580 people, who have received the two corresponding doses, which represents 7.53% of the target population.
Of the total doses used from the three laboratories approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to vaccinate in Europe, 208,963 were from Pfizer, 21,411 from Moderna and 59,791 from Astrazéneca.
After immunization with two doses of groups 1 and 2, which are residents and workers of social health centres and front-line health professionals, vaccination continues with the rest of the groups established following the criteria of vulnerability and exposure to the virus.
Now the immunization of groups 1 and 2 with the two doses has been completed, the vaccination schedule continues with the rest of the target population, adds the Ministry, which highlights that in group 4, that of large household dependents, 72.2% are immunized with two doses already.
There is also a significant advance in group 5, people over 80 years of age not in nursing homes, of whom 77.1% have received their first jab, and 21.7% have had both.
Group 3 is 99.8% complete with one dose and 22.1% with two doses; and people in group 6, those aged 60-65 years old, 26.3% have had first Astra Zeneca dose.
The vaccination plan is a state initiative and inoculations will continue every day of the week, including weekends and Easter holidays, with the aim of vaccinating as many people as possible as quickly as possible and as safely as possible. Positive results are already being seen in the nursing homes, where for the second week running there are no new cases among these people who have been vaccinated, which ultimately stabilises hospital admissions.
INCREASING VACCINATION POINTS:
At the start of the vaccination plan, inoculations took place in nursing homes. Now with the groups decided by age and the imminent increase in supply of vaccines, the Ministry of Health is increasing the number of places that vaccinations can take place, particularly in Gran Canaria and Tenerife, due to the size of the islands and the size of the population.
In addition to the health centres of the islands, the places enabled in the four university hospitals of Gran Canaria and Tenerife: the Insular de Gran Canaria, Dr. Negrín, La Candelaria and the HUC; in addition to the Hospital del Sur de Tenerife and in the Primary Care managements of both islands, in Gran Canaria there is the Expomeloneras enclosure and in Tenerife the Las Madres citizen centre, the Casa del Emprendedor in La Laguna, and now the exhibition centre in Los Realejos.
Other spaces are allocated to open for mass vaccination in all of the islands, including the Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and a large exhibition and events centre in the south of the island.