The arrival of the doses in the province of Mendoza.
The authorities of the provinces detailed today the scope in each district of the vaccination plan against the coronavirus, which will begin this Tuesday throughout the country from 9 a.m. and will reach health personnel in the initial stage.
In the case of Buenos Aires, today “the first distribution of vaccines” went out to the different inoculation centers, confirmed the Minister of Government, María Teresa García, while in Mar del Plata they confirmed that they will prioritize health professionals in intensive therapy of the Interzonal General Acute and Maternal and Child Hospitals.
They completed the distribution of the 300 thousand doses of the Sputnik V vaccine in all the provinces
The application of the Sputnik V vaccine in the province of Buenos Aires will begin with the health personnel of 110 hospitals in 89 municipalities, a fact that Governor Axel Kicillof described as a “collective challenge that will serve to take care of themselves and reduce the spread of the coronavirus “.
“After so many months of a pandemic, we are facing a very important moment: we finally have a vaccine that will allow us to generate the necessary defenses to prevent infections,” Kicillof said in statements to the press.
Entre Ros also received vaccines for the population.
He maintained that “the vaccination process will be a collective challenge, which will serve to take care of ourselves and to reduce the spread of the virus.”
With 315 thousand registered so far in the Buenos Aires district, the plan will continue with security and education workers; people over 60 years old and those between 18 and 59 years old who are at risk groups for presenting pre-existing diseases.
Meanwhile, the Governor of Córdoba, Juan Schiaretti, today toured the city’s vaccination center for this first stage.
On the other hand, the governor of Santa Fe, Omar Perotti, received 24,100 doses and announced that this Tuesday at 9 o’clock the vaccination process will begin, “taking as a priority all the personnel of therapies, guards, ambulances and those responsible for laboratories.”
In La Pampa, meanwhile, the Undersecretary of Health, Gustavo Vera, estimated that the population to be vaccinated in the province is 113 thousand people, after confirming to Télam that 1,300 vaccines arrived yesterday for the first stage and were transferred to the Directorate of Epidemiology of the Lucio Molas Hospital in Santa Rosa, while the remaining thousand, according to anticipated, would arrive in the next 7 days.
Sputnik arrived in Chaco to be distributed.
Like the rest of the country, La Pampa will begin its vaccination plan this Tuesday, which in a first stage will be focused on health personnel, with priority on agents who work in the intensive care sectors of Lucio Molas hospitals, from Santa Rosa, and Centeno, from General Pico, in addition to those who work in hotels with positive patients, Vera said.
In this first stage, the doses will reach 2,300 of the 4,500 health agents in the province and they are “those who are working hand-to-hand with the disease on a daily basis and the first to be protected,” said the undersecretary.
He clarified that later the other doses will arrive, which will be distributed among the 34 hospitals in the provincial interior.
Likewise, the health authorities of San Luis received 450 doses of Sputnik V this Monday morning and also in Salta there was a first batch of 4,050 vaccines to be distributed among the hospitals of Salta Capital, Cafayate, Rosario de la Frontera, Orán and Tartagal.
In Santiago del Estero, the first batch of 5,900 Sputnik V vaccines was received and deposited in “special freezers to stabilize their temperature,” explained the local director of immunizations, Florencia Coronel, while Catamarca received 1,350 vaccines for health personnel from 2,250 vaccines were received in the province and Jujuy, it was officially communicated.
Misiones (2,250), La Rioja (1,300), Formosa (1,700) and Corrientes (3,150) also received vaccines.
Meanwhile, the governor of Río Negro, Arabela Carreras, highlighted the batch of Sputnik V vaccines that the National State acquired and confirmed the start of the operation in the province, which today distributed the first 2,200 doses of Sputnik V in the hospitals of Viedma, General Roca, Cipolletti, San Carlos de Bariloche, Allen and Villa Regina.
In another order, the personnel of the Neuquén health system has a first batch of 1,800 doses, official sources reported and the campaign will be carried out simultaneously in the cities of Neuquén, Cutral Co / Plaza Huincul, Zapala, San Martín de los Andes , Rincón de los Sauces and Chos Malal.
The first 900 doses of the vaccine destined for Tierra del Fuego arrived today at the hospitals of the cities of Ushuaia and Río Grande for the operation that begins this Tuesday, official sources confirmed to Télam.
In Mendoza, the province’s Immunization Minister, Iris Aguilar, confirmed the arrival of 5,500 units.
The vaccination will also begin this Tuesday and in the first stage it will be applied to personnel of the intensive therapies and general guards of the hospitals. The remaining 50% of remittances will arrive in progressive deliveries, and it is estimated that there will be included in the vaccination program to the rest of the health personnel, to the security forces and, when approved, to those over 60 years of age.
Each hospital is going to assume the responsibility of vaccinating its aforementioned groups indoors, it was reported.
Regarding the conditions for his transfer, Aguilar declared: “When the Ministry of Health of the Nation informs the amount of vaccines that arrive, we prepare everything to be able to receive it. Although it requires an unusual temperature, we have that capacity cold to receive those doses, since it is the temperature of a freezer, and we make sure that it arrives frozen and is preserved like that “
He clarified that “the issue of herd immunity is different for each vaccine; in the case of Covid, it takes 60% to 70% of those vaccinated to begin to have that immunity and to be able to begin to be protected.”