June 15, 2021

The Canary Islands open the vaccination against covid-19 for the group of 40 to 49 years

Until yesterday the immunization of 330,364 people had been achieved, so 17.66 percent of the target population (1,871,033 people) from the Canary Islands have completed their vaccination regimen having already received two doses of the vaccine.

Likewise, in the Archipelago there are already 763,512 people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine, that is, 40.81 percent of the target population.

Development of the vaccination schedule

The vaccination schedule is being developed by the target population groups to which it is directed and by available vaccine destined for each age group according to the National Vaccination Strategy against COVID-19. In this sense, the vaccination teams in each basic health zone are advancing with each population group as the previous one is completed, prioritizing continuing with the maximum coverage of each age group, without the vaccination process being paralyzed on any island .

Group coverage

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.

It should be noted that group 4, that of large household dependents, is 88.2 percent immunized with the two doses. As for group 5, there are already 199,170 people who have received the two doses, that is, 69.89 percent. While 281,649 have received at least one dose, 98.83 percent.

Group 3 is already one hundred percent with one dose and 28.03 percent with two doses; and group 6, made up of 66,000 people, which includes teachers, firefighters and policemen, among other groups, 43,085 people have been vaccinated, 65.28 percent with one dose.

Of group 7, which includes the population under 60 years of age at risk of severe COVID-19, there are 11,747 people who have been vaccinated with one dose, 66.24 percent of the target population.

108,679 people between 60 and 65 years old have already received a dose, which represents 68.29 percent of that group that makes up group 8; while 39 percent of those in group 9, those between 50 and 59 years old, have already received a dose, representing a total of 136,756 inoculated people from that age group. From today the vaccination of group 10 begins, the one between 49 and 40 years.

Population groups to be vaccinated

In the latest revision of the National Vaccination Strategy, the following vaccination and prioritization groups are established:

Stage I:

-Group 1. Residents and health and social health personnel who work in homes for the elderly and care for large dependents.

-Group 2. Front-line personnel in the health and social-health field (different from group 1).

-Group 3. Other health and socio-health personnel (not included in group 2).

-Group 4. People considered highly dependent (grade III) and main caregivers.

Stage II:

-Group 5. Vulnerable people due to their age, non-residents of senior centers

-Group 6. Active groups with an essential function for society.

-Group 7. People with very high risk conditions. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, solid organ transplantation and waiting list for it, people on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, oncohematological diseases, solid organ cancer being treated with cytotoxic, metastatic chemotherapy or with radiotherapy for tumors of thoracic location with risk of pneumonitis, Primary immunodeficiencies, HIV infection with less than 200 cells / ml despite effective ART and undetectable viral load, and Down syndrome aged 40 and over.

-Group 8. People between 60 and 65 years of age (born between 1956 and 1961, both inclusive).

-Group 9. People between 50 and 59 years of age (born between 1962 and 1971, both inclusive).

– Group 10. People between 40 and 49 years of age (born between 1972 and 1981, both inclusive)


The Official Gazette of the Canary Islands (BOC) publishes this Monday, May 31, the Order of the Minister of Health, Blas Trujillo, for which the presentation of diagnostic tests of active infection (PDIA) by SARS-CoV2 by people who enter the Canary Islands from the rest of the national territory and have the official document proving that they have received the complete vaccination schedule against COVID-19 or at least one dose of authorized vaccine, more than 15 days in advance, available for download at www.miscs.org.


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