More than 3.5 million vaccinated with the first booster dose

Guatemala City, September 20 (AGN) .- Il Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS) has passed the 3 and a half million from first booster dose administered to the Guatemalan population.

According to the latest update, more than 3 million 500 thousand people already have the first booster dose e more than 400 thousand with the second recall.

Likewise, more than 19.570 million doses have been applied in the country between the first and second. Also, first and second boosters.

Strategies

The MSPAS has created several strategies to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to all communities in the country.

Several workstations have been installed vaccination in the 22 departments of the country; In addition, the institute staff organizes house-to-house sessions to administer the vaccine.

For his part, the president Alejandro Giammattei he urged the population to go to health centers to be vaccinated. He indicated that Guatemala has enough vaccines, but what is needed is for citizens to come and get immunized.

joint work

Along with the healthcare portfolio, institutions such as Guatemalan Army, National civil policeamong others, they have joined forces for these actions.

The military has supported the administration of over 4 million doses, applied to fixed vaccination posts located in the military commands of the capital and in the brigades of various departments.

COVID-19 test

On the other hand, health authorities continue to constantly monitor the detection of COVID-19 cases in the country. Spaces have also been installed so that Guatemalans can go for antigen tests in case they show symptoms of this disease.

In the capital, the Mariscal Zavala Military Brigade coordinates the tampon station located in its facilities with the MSPAS.

The authorities continue to recommend that the population continue with preventive measures such as constant hand washing, proper use of masks and social distancing.

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