The Secretary of State for Articulation and Monitoring, Ezequiel Verbes reported that today shifts were reopened in Río Gallegos for people over 18 years of age without any pre-existing risk factor, also for minors between 12 and 17 years old with comorbidities and for second dose of Astrazeneca and Sinopharm. Once the term between the first and second dose has passed, it is recommended to be attentive and thus be able to complete the scheme. “Likewise, we have lowered people over 30 with risk factors so that they can be vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine as the second component. This is important since it is focused on people at risk with the first dose so that they can complete the scheme ”, he added.
On the other hand, he anticipated that in the coming days the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine will be received again, with which in the next few days the age will continue to be lowered to be vaccinated with the second component of this vaccine, people without factors risky. “Also in the next few days, we are receiving a first round of the Pfizer vaccine, which in this first instance is aimed at children under 17 years of age, without risk factors. As soon as they arrive, they will be distributed in Río Gallegos and in all the towns of the province ”, he explained.
In that sense, he commented that until Saturday 330,749 doses had been applied between the first and second, 203,152 correspond to the first dose and 127,597 to the second dose.
As for the epidemiological situation, he indicated that “the province continues to have a green traffic light.” At the same time, he highlighted that in today’s report with yesterday’s data, there were 10 new positive cases in only two towns in the province and twelve discharges were registered, leaving only a total of 114 cases in the entire province.
“The effort that we all make, controlling the entrance to the province both by land and at airports, plus the personal care that must be taken so that this number continues to decrease,” he concluded.