The Ministry of Health (Minsa) will recognize this Tuesday the vaccination brigades of the covid-19 of Lima and regions of the country, commemorating today, February 7, two years of the arrival of coronavirus vaccines and with it the start of vaccination nationwide.
During this time, the work of the health brigades It has allowed 93.98% of the population over 12 years of age to have the first dose, 90.27% the second and 74.10% the third.
In addition, in January, the bivalent vaccine against covid-19 began to be applied to health personnel and older adults. To date, more than 122,000 people over the age of 60 have received such a dose.
The work of the brigades has been key in the vaccination process against covid-19, going house to house, going to the most remote places in the country, with the purpose of protecting the population.
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The first batch of 300,000 Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines arrived in Peru on Sunday, February 7, 2021, on flight AF480, from the Beijing airport in China, with a stop at the Parisian Charles de Gaulle airport in France and final arrival at the Jorge Chávez airport in Lima.
Two days later, on February 9, then President of the Republic, Francisco Sagasti, received the first dose of the covid-19 vaccine, at the facilities of the Central Military Hospital, in the Jesús María district.
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