Spanish authorities predict that by the end of August, approximately 33 million people (about 70% of their adult population) will be vaccinated against COVID. Yes, this year, not next year, or at least a guarantee by Spanish President Pedro Sánchez.
What does the President of Spain think about the population vaccinations in August?
Spanish President Pedro Sánchez pointed out on Tuesday, April 6th that they expect that by the end of August, 70% of their adults will be vaccinated against the coronavirus. This is because he is optimistic about the large number of vaccines that will be delivered to European countries in the next few weeks.
Regarding the dose reaching Spain, the President stated Will receive 3.5 times more vaccines in the second quarter of this year than in the first months of 2021.
One example is the Jansen vaccine dose, which is expected to reach Spain soon, which was approved by the European Medicines Agency on March 11. Yesterday, the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias (Carolina Darias) The comment stated that the first shipment will include approximately 300,000 doses and will arrive in the country on April 15th..
How is the vaccination situation in Spain today?
According to the Spanish Ministry of Health, as of Monday, April 5, more than 2.8 million people over the age of 16 have been vaccinated with two doses of COVID vaccine. However, the Spanish authorities expect this number to increase rapidly in the coming weeks, as the Spanish President has guaranteed that they can vaccinate 5 million people by the first week of May..
It should be noted that vaccination in Spain started on December 27, 2020. Since that day, the country has received nearly 10 million vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca.
*Information from CNN