A total of 581,638 people have been vaccinated against covid-19 in Spain until this Wednesday, more than 93,000 doses in a single day according to the Ministry of Health, which represents 52.7 percent of the 1,103,700 doses delivered so far to the autonomous communities.
According to the Health balance provided this Wednesday, no dose of the Modern Pharma vaccine has yet been administered, which arrived in Spain this Monday.
In view of these and at the press conference after the Interterritorial Health Council, the head of Health, Salvador Illa, stressed that “cruising speed” has already been reached in the vaccination rate.
Ranking by communities
By communities, the autonomies where the campaign is more advanced are Melilla, with one hundred percent of the received doses already administered; Ceuta, with 81.6; Valencian Community, with 77.5%; Asturias, with 71.4; Galicia, with 67.3; Cantabria, with 63.9 and Castilla y León, with 62.9 percent.
By cons, at the bottom of the list remains Madrid, with 33.4%, followed by the Basque Country -37.6- and the Balearic Islands, with 38.4 percent of the doses received.
Thus, above the national vaccination average set at 52.7 percent, are Asturias, Canarias, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Comunidad Valenciana, Galicia, Ceuta and Melilla.
Meanwhile, Andalusia, Murcia and La Rioja are behind the national measure by just a few tenths, and Aragon, the Balearic Islands, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Extremadura, Navarra and the Basque Country are already further away.
Andalusia, in the lead in number of doses
By number of doses administered, the community that has inoculated the most vaccines so far is Andalusia, with 109,831 doses of Pfizer / BioNtech, followed by Catalonia, with 92,133, and the Valencian Community, with 70,870.
Illa has advanced that the proposal of the next vaccination groups will be governed by the criteria that were agreed in December and has highlighted the low rejection of being vaccinated, which has only reached 1.97 percent of the designated population up to moment.
It was also congratulated for the low number of flu cases this year thanks to the awareness campaign, vaccination and protection measures that have been carried out.
In the 2018-2019 flu campaign, 6,300 people died in Spain from this cause.
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