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COVID-19: more than 27 million 833 thousand Peruvians have already been vaccinated

Lima, March 4, 2022Updated on 03/04/2022 07:24 am

The Ministry of Health (minsa) reported that as of Friday, March 4, the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose it amounts to 27,833,560. Meanwhile, the total number of citizens vaccinated with two doses is 24,661,169, until 6:00 a.m.

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So far, Peru has received over 26 million Sinopharm vaccines, more than 41 million from Pfizer and more than 5 million from AstraZeneca. All of these are applied according to the programming by age groups established by the Government after prioritizing health personnel, older adults and members of the National Police, Armed Forces and Firefighters.

Both the Sinopharm, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines must be given in two doses to vaccinate a person against COVID-19.

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The vaccination process in Peru began on February 9, 2021, in the main health centers in Lima and Callao. A digital tool implemented by the Minsa allows access to information on the progress of the dose application. You just have to click HERE to check the number of people vaccinated with both doses or with only one.

New vaccination plan

The Government established that on April 16, 2021 a new vaccination plan against COVID-19with the aim of vaccinating older adults first.

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To do this, the Executive implemented the Pongo el Hombro platform, so that people can find out the location, date and time they will be vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Currently, it is being inoculated to the population from 5 years to more in Lima, Callao and in the regions of the country.

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Senior citizens who cannot travel to their health centers vaccination They have the option of calling Line 113, so that a brigade can come to their home and apply the doses.

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