Valladolid, Mar 31 (EFE) .- The Interterritorial Health Council, chaired by the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, meets this Wednesday in Valladolid, on the eve of Holy Week, to analyze the vaccination strategy and the worrying evolution of the pandemic.

According to the latest Health data, there are still four regions that exceed 250 cases in 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants, a threshold that places the accumulated incidence of coronavirus in these territories at extreme risk: Madrid, Navarra, Ceuta and Melilla.

Only the Valencian Community is below the 50 cases that mark the situation of new normality.

The minister and the councilors will have on the table the latest review of the vaccination strategy that the Public Health Commission has prepared, in which it recommends administering the new Janssen vaccine -which arrives in Spain in April- in parallel to those of Pfizer and Moderna to increase the rate of immunization of older age groups.

This proposal clarifies the situation of the population between 65 and 79 years old, who cannot be vaccinated with AstraZeneca and must wait for the rest of the sera, while several communities have already begun to inoculate doses of Anglo-Swedish to younger people. from 60 to 65 years old.

The meeting takes place with the latest episode around the AstraZeneca vaccine, after this Tuesday the health authorities of the city-state of Berlin, as well as those of Munich, announced the suspension of its administration to those under 60 years of age by new episodes of thrombi.

The Ministry has asked the communities to be vaccinated every day of Holy Week, to advance as quickly as possible in the protection of the population.

In addition, the Interterritorial Council will analyze the entry into force of the “new normal” law, which implies the obligation to wear a mask while maintaining a safety distance of 1.5 meters on public roads and in outdoor spaces, something that practically already was fulfilled in all Spain by the different autonomic regulations.

The Minister Spokesperson, María Jesús Montero, explained this Wednesday that the Interterritorial Council will review the precepts of the regulation due to its need to clarify any of them.

Darias will preside over this Interterritorial in Valladolid, where he will have a brief previous meeting with the president of the Junta de Castilla y León, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, at 10:30 am, after which the Council will be held telematically with the rest of the communities autonomous.

The Minister and the Minister of Health of Castilla y León, Verónica Casado, are scheduled to appear at a press conference at approximately 1:30 p.m.

(c) EFE Agency

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