Aujourd’hui 276 000 nouvelles doses du vaccin arrivent, 80% seront destinées aux adultes de plus de 58 ans.

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Dans la nuit de ce mardi 23 février, le pays recevra un septième lot de vaccins contre le virus SRAS-CoV-2 avec 92.430 vaccins pour atteindre un total de 276.315 doses reçues, avec ce Costa Rica dépasse un quart de million de doses livré par Pfizer / BioNTech.

The admission was confirmed by the president of the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention (CNE), Alexander Solís, at a press conference indicating that “the seventh batch of vaccines that will arrive in the country tonight is the largest delivery that we have received since December 23. These 92,430 vaccines will allow us to successfully continue the vaccination campaign to seek immunization and protection, especially for older adults ”.

With the latest doses received, the technical teams of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) have advanced in the vaccination of the second priority group that includes people aged 58 years and over, as established by the National Commission for Vaccination and Epidemiology ( CNVE).

Precisely, the CNVE agreed that of the total doses that enter our country, 80% would be used to strengthen the immunization process of people over 58 years of age, always starting with the oldest, and 20% for officials of the first responders and older adults and civil servants in long-stay homes, so as not to neglect the first priority group.

At the cutoff on Friday February 19, the CCSS reported that 101,183 vaccines have been applied, between the first and second doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine, reaching a national vaccination rate of 1.96 per 100 inhabitants.

The delivery this Tuesday corresponds to 33% of the total doses delivered by the pharmacist, below is the detail:

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