The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) registers the placement of 204,586 vaccines against covid-19, which allowed reaching a vaccination rate of 3.96 per 100 inhabitants. This according to data reported in the Integrated Vaccination System (SIVA) as of March 5, 2021.
According to the institutional records, 151,841 of the total vaccines correspond to first doses and the remaining 52,745 to second doses; that is, they are people who already have their complete immunization schedule.
Regarding the number of people vaccinated by sex, it is observed that of the total doses, 111,776 doses correspond to the female sex, while 92,810 to the male.
For its part, regarding the vaccination of people over 58 years of age, 91,248 doses have been applied for a vaccination rate of 11.2 per 100 inhabitants.
The regions located in the Great Metropolitan Area of the country, the region where the largest population group in the country is concentrated, is where the most vaccines have been placed.
In the case of Central Sur, the region where more vaccines have been applied, a total of 93,378 doses are registered, reaching a vaccination rate of 4.86 per 100 inhabitants. While in the Central North region, the vaccination rate has already reached 3.92 with 53,438 doses registered.
The CCSS maintains the vaccination strategy in its 105 health areas distributed throughout the country.