60.5% of canaries have already received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine


Vaccination in the Canary Islands against covid-19.

Vaccination in the Canary Islands against covid-19.
Ministry of Health

The 60.5 percent of canaries have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which translates into 1,132,622 people, as reported by the Regional Government’s Health Department in a press release.

In total, 1,829,075 doses have been administered on the islands out of a total of 1,966,770 that have been received, which is 93 percent of those that have reached the archipelago.

In addition, until this Wednesday the immunization of 771,531 people who have already received the complete vaccination schedule against the coronavirus had been achieved, which represents 41.24 percent of the target population of the Canary Islands.

For its part, The Canary Islands will receive more than 305,000 doses of the vaccine this week, of which 139,250 are from Pfizer, 129,300 from AstraZeneca, 18,300 from Moderna and more than 18,200 from Janssen.

After immunization with two doses of groups 1 and 2 (those corresponding to residents and workers of social health centers and first-line health professionals), vaccination continues with the rest of the groups established following the criteria of vulnerability and exposure.

Health highlighted that group 4, that of large home dependents, is 76.54 percent immunized with the two doses. Regarding group 5, made up of people over 66 years of age who do not reside in nursing homes, there are already 237,536 people who have received the two doses, that is, 82.31 percent, while it has been completed one hundred one hundred percent vaccination with a dose of this group, made up of 287,448 people.

Group 3 is already 100% with one dose and 79.1% with two doses; and group 6, made up of 66,000 people, which includes teachers, firefighters and police, 79.73 percent already have a dose, while 76.77 percent are already immunized.

Vaccination coverage has also been completed with a dose of group 7, which includes the population under 60 years of age at risk of severe COVID-19, since 12,300 people have been vaccinated, while 83, 32 percent of this group has already received the two doses.

For their part, 119,096 people between the ages of 60 and 65 who make up group 8 have already received a dose, which represents 78.1 percent of that group; while 43.86 percent already have immunization. Regarding group 9, made up of people between 50 and 59 years old, 84.35 percent have already received one dose, and 76.23 percent of that age group already have both doses.

The inoculation of group 10, which includes people between 40 and 49 years of age, has also progressed so that 147,001 people, 45.65 percent have received at least one dose, while the 23.72 percent are already immunized. As for group 11, made up of people between 30 and 39 years old, 25.28 percent already have at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19 and 2.15 percent are already immunized.

For its part, group 12, made up of people aged between 20 and 29 years, already has coverage with a dose of 3.84 percent, which means 9,664 vaccinated people.

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