Almost half of the Canarian child population between 5 and 11 years old has been vaccinated against covid



The vaccination teams Canary Health Service have administered until yesterday 4,211,745 doses of vaccines against COVID-19. In the Archipelago there is already 1,826,658 people who have received at least one dose, what represents 87.08 percent of the target population in which boys and girls between 5 and 11 years old have been included.

What's more, Until yesterday, 1,715,800 people had been immunized who have already received the complete vaccination schedule, which represents the 81.79 percent of the target population of the Archipelago.

On the other hand, 67,979 doses of this vaccine have already been inoculated pediatric population between 5 and 11 yearsthis means that the 49.65 percent of that age group has already received the first dose.

At present, groups 1 to 7 (residents and healthcare and socio-healthcare staff in nursing homes; healthcare staff; large dependents and main caregivers; vulnerable people; groups with essential functions such as teachers and police officers and people with very high-risk conditions) and the 9 (population aged between 50 and 59 years that has already reached that percentage) are already vaccinated with two doses between 99.5 and 100%.

In the rest of the age groups, the situation is as follows:

–Group 8. People between 60 and 65 years old: 84.48 percent with at least one dose and 70.32 percent with complete regimen.

–Group 10. People between 40 and 49 years old: 61.71 percent with at least one dose and 89.75 percent with a complete regimen (including those immunized with Janssen, which was originally a single-dose vaccine).

–Group 11. People between 30 and 39 years old: 68.30 percent with at least one dose and 65.66 percent with complete regimen.

–Group 12. People between 20 and 29 years old: 64.96 percent with one dose and 60.51 percent with a complete regimen.

–Group 13. People between 12 and 19 years old: 82.88 percent with one dose and 80.54 percent with a complete regimen.

–Group 14. People between 5 and 11 years old: 67,979 people have received at least one dose, 49.65 percent.

799,666 booster doses

Of this total number of doses administered, 799,666 correspond to booster doses against coronavirus. The booster dose are indicated for all people over 18 years of age and are administered five months after having been vaccinated with the two doses if the inoculation was done with Pfizer or Moderna and at three months if it was with Janssen or AstraZeneca.

The Ministry of Health insists on the importance of completing the vaccination with the booster dose to reinforce protection against COVID-19.



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