A quarter of the Canarian population is already immunized against COVID-19

Canary Islands registered in yesterday’s session a new vaccination record daily with 28,505 doses administered while more than 25% of the target population of the islands is already immunized against COVID-19.

This has been reported by the Ministry of Health, which adds that 1,323,701 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been administered, of the 1,469,130 ​​received, which represents 90.10 percent of arrivals to the Canary Islands.

Until yesterday, the immunization of 472,243 people had been achieved, so that 25.24 percent of the target population (1,871,033 people) in the Canary Islands has completed their vaccination schedule, having already received two doses of the vaccine.

Likewise, in the Archipelago there are already 907,351 people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine, that is, 48.49 percent of the target population.

By groups, 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 exposition.

Health has highlighted that group 4, that of large home dependents, is 94.41 percent immunized with the two doses. Regarding group 5, made up of people over 66 years old who do not reside in senior centers, there are already 214,194 people who have received the two doses, that is, 74.81 percent, while it has been completed to one hundred percent vaccination with a dose of this group, made up of 285,604 people.

Group 3 is already one hundred percent with one dose and 52.26 percent with two doses; and group 6, made up of 66,000 people, which includes teachers, firefighters and policemen, among other groups, 46,901 people have been vaccinated, 71.06 percent, with one dose.

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Of group 7, which includes the population under 60 years of age at risk of severe COVID-19, there are 11,999 people since they have been vaccinated with one dose, 74.99 percent of the target population.

For their part, 114,525 people between the ages of 60 and 65 have already received a dose, which represents 77.11 percent of that group that makes up group 8; while 73.89 percent of those in group 9, those between 50 and 59 years old, have already received a dose, representing a total of 194,252 inoculated people from that age group.

Finally, regarding group 10, which includes people between the ages of 40 and 49, 17.08 percent have received at least one dose, that is, 55,004 people.

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