81% of the Yucatecan population is already immunized against Covid-19

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More than 1.5 million Yucatecans aged 15 and over already have their complete vaccination schedule

MÉRIDA, Yucatan, (January 17, 2022).- Until this Sunday the 16th, 81 percent of the Yucatecan population is already immunized against Covid-19. To date, more than 3.5 million vaccines against Covid-19 have been received and applied.

The application of the booster dose for teachers and educational personnel was even concluded, in the 106 municipalities, also, the reinforcement of the front-line public and private health personnel, who attends Covid-19, and of course, in addition, those over 60 years of age also have the reinforcement application.

Vila Dosal called on those who have not been vaccinated, to do so in one of the permanent modules, which are in Mérida and the interior of the state, because “if we want this pandemic to end, we all need to do our part and get vaccinated”.

Given the presence of the Omicron variant in Yucatan, infections and hospital admissions increased, which is why “it is important to unite to voluntarily reduce social mobility and that, without exception, abide by discipline and responsibility health measures ” , he underlined.

Likewise, it was also reported that until Sunday, January 16th, there were 82,593 infected accumulated in just over 22 months, and unfortunately, 6,512 people have died in the State.

It was reported that with the emergence of the coronavirus, “a Committee of Experts on Public Health was created to define our strategy in the face of this contingency.”

In addition, state hospitals were provided with sufficient medical supplies and we even supported federal government hospitals, such as those of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) and the High Specialty Regional Hospital of the Yucatan Peninsula (Hraepy). and the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers (Issste)

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