Continuing with the programming of the massive vaccination plan, this Monday began in Yaracuy the placement of the second dose of the vaccine against covid-19, with days that will alternate with the placement of the first dose that is also in full development.
The largest immunization center in the state, located in the Regional Public Health Laboratory “Dr. Félix Pifano ”, Independencia municipality of the city of San Felipe, began the days with which it is expected to attend the first contingent of older adults who received the first dose three weeks ago.
The mayor of Independencia, José Mujica, reported that the second dose of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine is being placed, which is it will apply during the successive days following the schedule established with the Patria System.
Regarding the placement of the second dose of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, we must wait for the instructions issued in this regard by the Ministry of Health in the coming days.
More than 60 thousand doses applied
To date, since the mass immunization days began three weeks ago, Yaracuy has treated more than XNUMX thousand people, of which almost XNUMX thousand are older adults, XNUMX thousand are under XNUMX years of age, more than XNUMX thousand are doctors, nurses and workers in the health sector, and XNUMX are teachers and education employees.
There are four mass vaccination centers in the state, in which about 2.500 people are immunized daily.
The goal is to progressively vaccinate citizens until reaching about 375 thousand immunized people, representing 70% of the population, with which the expected effect of herd immunization would be achieved.