Madrid suspends the vaccination plan for health workers due to lack of doses


He Madrid Minister of Health, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, has ensured that the Community “has already run out of vaccines, and that is why it has been forced to “suspend the vaccination provisions of hospitals” for health personnel working in covid-19 frontline.

This is what he has assured during his appearance before the plenary session of the Madrid Assembly, where he has accused of this situation the “wrongdoing” of the Ministry of Health, which has made the region has run out “without vaccines for new vaccinated”, EFE reports.

As stated, this morning the Community had administered 150,000 doses, “85% of the total received”, and the second doses have been reserved to guarantee their inoculation after 21 days to those who have already received it.

British strain

On the other hand, the Minister of Health has revealed that the regional government is analyzing the degree of transmissibility of the British strain in the region, although it has warned that “every time is greater”, according to Europa Press.

“The Ministry of Health does not give importance to it. We do. And a lot “, has remarked the head of Health in an appearance this Thursday in the Plenary of the Assembly of Madrid.

Family and social gatherings have been added to the British strain this Christmas.

In it, he has taken stock of the coronavirus situation in the region in recent weeks, where “epidemiological data as well as care clearly show an increase in infections“.

In this sense, it has revealed that at the epidemiological level, the figures obtained in the last week, from January 11 to 17, show a case growth of 15% compared to the previous week. In that week there were 28,870, compared to 25,100 in the previous week and 16,406 two weeks ago. “An upward trend that we observe in Madrid, as well as in the rest of the communities and countries of the world,” he indicated.

Social gatherings

To the British strain, as he has exposed, family and social gatherings have been added during this Christmas. In the Community of Madrid it is 809.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants at 14 days and, at seven days, it stands at 433.3 cases.

Age group between 15 and 24 years is still the one with the highest cumulative incidence, exceeding 1,100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The counselor has also highlighted that, in the last 14 days, 72% of the cases were in the range between 15 and 59 years. Furthermore, within the Community, the highest incidence is observed in Aranjuez, Collado Villalba and Fuenlabrada.

Regarding the care data, it has affected that today there are a total of 4,140 patients admitted: 3,560 in the ward and 580 in FIA. “It is true that income is growing, but we also have a robust health and care capacity,” he defended.


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