Peru vaccination work continues to advance 58 and 59-year-olds will start vaccination
China News Service, June 22. According to Peru’s “Gazette” report, on the 21st local time, Peru’s Minister of Health Oscar Ugart announced that 58-year-olds and 59-year-olds will be vaccinated on June 25. vaccine. He emphasized that the government is fulfilling its promise in advance to vaccinate all people over the age of 50 by the end of July.
p >On July 23, 2020, in Arequipa, Peru’s second largest city, family members of patients with new coronary pneumonia lined up to charge medical oxygen cylinders.
Ugart pointed out that the 56- and 57-year-old population will then be vaccinated, and so on, until the age of 50. “We hope to vaccinate all people over the age of 50 by the end of July.”
Currently, Peru is receiving more and more doses of the new crown vaccine, which requires expansion of vaccination sites and the scale of vaccination staff. To this end, the Ministry of Health began to recruit vaccinators. The minister emphasized that everything will proceed as planned so that the incoming new government can continue to implement the national vaccination plan.
On the other hand, on the morning of June 21, the Arequipa region in southern Peru has begun to vaccinate people aged 50 and over with the new crown vaccine. It is estimated that about 112,230 of the 13 most populous areas in the region People will get the first dose of vaccine at this stage.
At present, Arequipa is the most severely affected area in Peru, and a large number of new cases have been reported in recent weeks. The Ministry of Health has established an epidemiological surveillance in Arequipa to control the spread of the new coronavirus.
The opening hours of the vaccination center are from 7 am to 4 pm, and the vaccination schedule will be determined according to the last digit of the ID number.
Private medical institutions will support vaccination at this stage. In addition to deploying their health workers as vaccinators, they will also establish their own vaccination sites to help the government promote vaccination.