covid-19 vaccination: Long queues and waits of up to an hour and a half to get vaccinated today in Pontevedra | Radio Pontevedra

To avoid new outbreaks, especially of the so-called Indian variant, the Sergas will intensify this week the massive cradle against the covid.

In the Pontevedra-Salnés area 26,500 people will be vaccinated until Sunday. Today 4,000 will be vaccinated, all over 60 years of age who will receive AstraZeneca.

At the Pontevedra Fairgrounds, 3,160 people were summoned, causing long queues throughout the morning, with waits of up to an hour and a half, between the Fairgrounds and the Sports Pavilion.

Those affected complained that there were few vaccination posts, but above all that many people who had an appointment in the afternoon came already in the morning, skipping the schedules. Another 150 people were vaccinated in Montecelo, and 710 in Fexdega.

In the Santiago-Deza-Barbanza area This week it is planned to vaccinate 44,500 people, between the Ciudad da Cultura, the Hospital del Barbanza and the Hospital Clínico.

But it is also worrying about the high level of absenteeism in vaccination, which is more in the younger age groups.

As this wording was able to know, only in the Pontevedra-Salnés health area, and in the 40-49 year stretch, which is still fully vaccinated, there are more than 3,000 people who did not come to be vaccinated on the first appointment.

In the Pontevedra-Salnés health area, 245,000 doses of the four vaccines have been supplied so far, which implies that 21% of the population has one dose and 37% already has two doses of the vaccine. 58% have at least the first dose of the covid vaccine, according to data provided by Juan Vázquez Vilar, director of nursing and Covid vaccination coordinator of the Pontevedra-Salnés area.

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