14th Feb 2022 @ 10:16 am

Over 4,000 children between the ages of 5 and 11 have received the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, with over 68,000 having received their first dose.

Photo: GobCan.

Nearly 50% of children in the Canary Islands have received their first dose of the vaccine, and 3% have received their second dose.

At the time of writing, 99% of groups 1 to 7 (which represent healthcare residents, medical staff, caregivers, vulnerable people, teachers, police, etc) and group 9 (those between the ages of 50 and 59) have received both vaccinations.

The remaining groups are as follows:

Group 8 – People between the ages of 60 and 65 (84% received one dose, 70% both)

Group 10 – People between the ages of 40 and 49 (62% received one dose, 90% both)

Group 11 – People between the ages of 30 and 39 (68% received one dose, 66% both)

Group 12 – People between the ages of 20 and 29 (65% received one dose, 61% both)

Group 13 – People between the ages of 12 and 19 (83% received one dose, 81% both)

Group 14 – People between the ages of 5 and 11 (50% received one dose, 3% both)

Additionally, over 800,000 booster doses have been administered in the Canaries. Remember that to be eligible to receive the booster, you must wait five months after your Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or three months if you received Janssen/AstraZeneca.

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