Nearly 108,000 children will receive the second dose against the coronavirus starting this Thursday

Nearly 108,000 children will receive the second dose against the coronavirus starting this Thursday

The administration of the second dose of the pediatric vaccine against the coronavirus begins this Thursday, February 10, in colleges, where a complete of 108,181 children between the ages of 9 and eleven might be immunized, thus finishing their vaccination course of that started between February 15 and on December 22 final 12 months.

As detailed by the Ministry of average Well being and Public Well being, all these children who, for no matter motive, haven’t but acquired the dose of the vaccine against Covid-19 , and have the corresponding authorization from the dad and mom or tutors.

Within the first section of childhood vaccination, coordinated by the ministries of average Well being and Public Well being and Training, Tradition and Sports activities, schoolchildren aged 9 to eleven (4th, fifth and sixth grade) have been immunized with the primary dose, in addition to the scholars of particular training centers, colleges of aggregated rural centers and children with particular well being issues (immunocompromised, oncological), whose dad and mom or guardians approved the inoculation.

By province, earlier than Christmas 37,356 schoolchildren have been vaccinated within the province of Alicante , 12,628 in Castellon and 58,197 within the province of Valencia .

Of the whole variety of children who will receive the second dose , those that have been optimistic instances of coronavirus (with or with out signs) should be excepted, who must wait eight weeks after prognosis of the an infection to have the ability to be immunized.

On the day of vaccination, college students should be accompanied by a member of the family or grownup approved by the household, who should current the signed consent to proceed with the immunization.

Vaccination above the national average

In response to the information supplied by the Ministry of Well being, pediatric vaccination within the Valencian Neighborhood exceeds the national average by ten factors . At present, 65.10% of schoolchildren between the ages of 5 and eleven have already acquired the primary dose of the coronavirus vaccine. As well as, 76% protection has been exceeded within the age teams of 9, ten and eleven years.

For the reason that childhood vaccination campaign started on December 15 within the Valencian Neighborhood, Well being has administered 226,998 doses of the pediatric vaccine . By province, 79,692 doses have been administered in Alicante, 26,442 in Castellon and 120,884 in Valencia.

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