Among the first people to be vaccinated at the Centenario hospital were Roberto Parodi, a researcher from the National University of Rosario. the head of the ICU of the Centenario Juan Tortorelli hospital, the head of the third level of the provincial Ministry of Health Federico Fiorilli and the infectologist and member of the Covid 19 Operational Technical Council of the Ministry of Health of Santa Fe Carolina Subirá, who spoke with the press and they expressed the emotion of being part of a historic day, in addition to dedicating it to “the comrades who are gone.”
The first vaccinated at the Heca, meanwhile, was Sandra Breitman, a laboratory technician, who – with less press but equal emotion – also proudly showed her vaccination card upon leaving.
Meanwhile, another group of health workers inoculated themselves in the Cemar facilities. Luciano, who works in the laboratory, was the first volunteer.
Covid vaccines in Santa Fe
The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrived in Santa Fe this Monday morning. The landing for distribution took place at the Eva Perón School Hospital in Granadero Baigorria, and each of the identified boxes were quickly delivered to both provincial public officials as municipal.
Total, 12 thousand doses of Sputnik V arrived in the province of Santa Fe, it is estimated that half of them are for Rosario. They anticipated the arrival of another 12 thousand doses the first week of January. It should be noted that two doses are needed for immunization, with at least 21 days apart.
The Minister of Health of Santa Fe Sonia Martorano confided that the province hopes to be able to vaccinate the most vulnerable population between January and March. The risk groups are health, safety and education personnel, those over 60 and between 18 and 59 with comorbidities. In total there are 1.2 million people. The idea is to continue receiving more items for essential groups in a phased manner and then expand it to the general population. Mass vaccination would take place between March and July.
National vaccination plan underway
The national immunization plan against the coronavirus was launched throughout the country, after an operation to distribute 300,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine that was developed from his arrival in the country from Russia and that in a first stage will be destined to health personnel who work in critical areas.
He historical vaccination scheme It begins after the provinces received the doses in the last hours as part of an operation that included hundreds of preservatives, tons of dry ice and a large number of trucks for its logistics.
Based on the results of a pilot test, it was determined that the process to receive the dose can take between 8 and 12 minutes, from the moment the person arrives, is vaccinated, registered and leaves the health center with their card, on a device that requires a large number of people working in each instance
Each city in the country received a proportionate of the 300 thousand doses that arrived in the country last week from Russia. Of the total doses, the following distribution was established: Buenos Aires 123,000 vaccines; Santa Fe 24.100; the city of Buenos Aires 23,100; Cordoba 21,900; Tucuman 11,500; Mendoza 11,000; Between Rivers 10,100; Jump 8,300; Chaco 7,700; Current 6,700; Santiago del Estero 5,900; Missions 5,200; San Juan 4,700; Jujuy 4,600; Rio Negro 4,400; Neuquen 3,600; Formosa 3,400; St. Louis 3,300; Chubut 3,000; Catamarca 2,800; La Rioja 2,600; Santa Cruz 2,400; La Pampa 2,300 and Tierra del Fuego 1,300.