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A second shipment of Sputnik V vaccines departs to 30 cities of the 24 provinces of the country – Télam

The second shipment of vaccines goes to 30 cities in the country.

The second shipment of vaccines goes to 30 cities in the country.

A second shipment of vaccines against the coronavirus to 30 cities of the 24 districts of the country was launched this Wednesday by the Ministry of Health, which together with the Security portfolio, plans this week to complete the delivery of a total of 150 thousand doses of the first component of Sputnik V, it was officially reported.

This item is part of the 300,000 doses sent from Russia to the country at the end of last month, which began to be applied to health personnel, between 18 and 59 years old, who work in intensive care and in large microbiology laboratories. urban agglomerates of the 24 jurisdictions of the country.

The Government has put its effort and expectation into advancing rapidly with vaccination, in addition to deepening an awareness campaign on social networks and in summer resorts, given the increase in cases in recent days in the AMBA, in several districts of the interior of the country and in communes of the province of Buenos Aires.

Last month, President Alberto Fernández extended the Social, Preventive and Mandatory Distancing (Dispo) until the end of January, but the growth of Covid-19 infections forced in recent days to return to the restrictions in some districts.

The distribution operation has a "real-time tracking system", coordinated by the Ministry of Security.

The distribution operation has a “real-time monitoring system” coordinated by the Ministry of Security.

Today, Fernández held a videoconference with the governors of the entire country and the head of the Buenos Aires government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, who announced that he tested positive for coronavirus after returning from the Buenos Aires coast, where he had spent a few days with his family.

Yesterday, the Buenos Aires governor Axel Kicillof assured that his management will put “emphasis on compliance with care measures and protocols “in tourist destinations in the province, given the risk that the “worrying growth” in coronavirus cases is the “early start of a second wave.”

At a press conference in the seaside resort of San Bernardo, after meeting with mayors of coastal communes, Kicillof avoided making predictions, but warned that everything would depend on “how society” acts “collectively” and announced that this week will analyze the situation in a new tripartite meeting with the national and Buenos Aires authorities.

The immunization plan, in this first instance, is aimed at the areas and places “where the pandemic had the greatest impact and where there are more risks of a second wave”, explained today the Secretary of Access to Health, Carla Vizzotti.

“It is estimated that by the end of this week they will already be available throughout the country,” the Ministry of Health reported in a statement, within the framework of a scheme that began on December 29 last and that establishes a “proportional distribution “to the number of people with priority at this stage, who so far it has vaccinated 52,195 health workers.

The distribution operation has a “real-time monitoring system” coordinated by the Ministry of Security.

Chaco, Formosa, La Pampa and the municipalities of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe had restrictions on the movement of people in the last hours due to the rise in infections, while Santiago del Estero decided to demand swabs to enter the district and the Correntina city of Mercedes decided limit the time of entry to its territory.

In this framework, today Vizzotti remarked that they are working “strongly with the jurisdictions” and that in agreement with the heads of the immunization programs of all the provinces “it was agreed to distribute 153,450 doses in more than 30 points of the 24 jurisdictions”.

For that, a real-time tracking and monitoring system is applied together with security personnel, “he explained.

Reverse relaxation

In recent days, with the President at the helm, the Government redoubled its messages to the population to maintain care practices and comply with the protocols established in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Both in interviews with journalistic media that the President gave, and in the advertising campaign that his administration launched on social networks, the objective of the national authorities aims to reverse a certain “relaxation” observed in the population with the arrival of the festivities. of the year and the summer months.

The Chief of Cabinet, Santiago Cafiero; Kicillof and most of the provincial leaders also joined in the warnings expressed by Fernández and Ginés González García.

Today, in the national report, Vizzotti asked “to pay attention and redouble efforts” in individual care for “decrease transmission“of the disease, in a time of great mobility of people for the vacation period.

The total doses of Sputnik V vaccines assigned by jurisdiction are detailed below: 123,000 to Buenos Aires; 23,200 to the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires; 2,800 to Catamarca; 7,800 to Chaco; 3,000 to Chubut; 22,000 to Córdoba; 6,800 to Corrientes; 10,200 to Entre Ríos; 3,400 to Formosa; 4,600 to Jujuy; 2,200 to La Pampa; 2,600 to La Rioja; 11.00 to Mendoza; and 5,200 to Misiones.

Another 3,600 doses correspond to Neuquén; 4,400 to Río Negro; 8,200 to Salta; 4,600 to San Juan; 3,400 to San Luis; 24,000 to Santa Fe; 6,000 to Santiago del Estero; 1,200 to Tierra del Fuego and 11,400 to Tucumán.

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