The Buenos Aires government affirmed this Thursday that its objective in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is vaccinate “the entire population at risk before winter”.
The Vice Minister of Health said it, Nicolas Kreplak, although he insisted on the need for those who want to be vaccinated to register because the application is optional.
“We hope to have the entire population at risk vaccinated before winter and then the rest of the population,” the official said in statements to radio The uncovering.
Kreplak stressed that “planning has been carried out surprisingly strictly“and that with the massive arrival of Sputnik V vaccines in the next few days they will advance in what they call phase 2, which involves vaccinating education and security workers over 60 years of age.
Buenos Aires Health Minister Daniel Gollan was the first over 60 years of age to receive the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus in Argentina.
Before, in statements to radio AM750, remarked that as the provincial government is fulfilling the priority orders, “priority rings are expanding of the people who signed up “.
“We have a 50% who are noted that is the risk group. Approximately between risk groups and essential workers, there are about 6 million people in the province of Buenos Aires. We have a total of 12 million people in the adult population. This helps us to divide things by districts and to be able to focus and strengthen the campaigns, “he said.
The official stressed that “the general vaccination schedule that is not for Sputnik V has fallen a lot” and said that for that reason they want “people to be vaccinated as well” and to that end they are carrying out vaccination campaigns.
“What is most exciting is that they stopped increasing the cases because the outlook was very high because we were doubling the cases in two weeks,” he added.
And he closed: “This stopped happening, it is very positive, but it is not decreasing much so it worries us. This positions us in a situation of the second wave of winter is going to be tremendous, it has to catch us with the entire vaccinated population.”