Health insists on completing the vaccination with the booster dose
Booster doses are indicated for all people over 18 years of age
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has insisted this Monday on the
importance of completing the vaccination with the booster dose to strengthen protection against covid-19.
Booster doses are indicated for all persons over 18 years of age and are administered
five months after being vaccinated with the two doses if the inoculation was carried out with Pfizer or Moderna and after three months if it was with Janssen or AstraZeneca, indicates Health in a statement.
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands informs that the vaccination teams of the Canary Health Service have administered until yesterday
4,337,755 doses of vaccines against covid-19.
Of this total of administered doses,
857,599 correspond to booster doses against coronavirus.
In the archipelago there are 1,836,617 people who have received
at least one dosewhich represents 87.55 percent of the target population in which boys and girls between 5 and 11 years old have been included.
Until yesterday it had been possible to immunize
1,771,030 people who have received the complete program of vaccination, which represents 84.43 percent of the target population of the archipelago.
Likewise, 71,881 boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 11 have received
the first dose of the vaccinewhich represents 52.5 percent of that age group.
SCS vaccination teams have administered
46,874 second doses to this pediatric population, 34.24 percent of the target population.
Currently the groups
one to seven (residents and healthcare and socio-healthcare staff of residences; healthcare staff; large dependents and main caregivers; vulnerable people; groups with an essential function such as teachers and police officers and people with very high-risk conditions) and
the nine (population aged between 50 and 59 years that has already reached that percentage) are vaccinated with
two doses between 99.5 and 100%.
Groups by ages
Group 8. People between 60 and 65 years old: 84.53 percent with at least one dose and 70.43 percent with a complete regimen.
group 10. People between 40 and 49 years old: 61.80% with at least one dose and 90.16% 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: 68.51 percent with at least one dose and 66.09 percent with a complete regimen.
Group 12. People between 20 and 29 years old: 65.41 percent with a dose and 61.08 percent with a complete regimen.
Group 13. People between 12 and 19 years old: 83.19 percent with a dose and 81.13 percent with a complete regimen.
group 14. People between 5 and 11 years old: 52.50 percent with one dose and 34.24 percent with a complete regimen