Updated 04/12/2021 9:26 PM
Córdoba announced that it finished applying
all available first-dose vaccines
in its capital and in the metropolitan area, so from this Tuesday they will have to
the immunization plan until they receive a larger stock from the national government.
"It is possible that tomorrow (Tuesday)
the Province will receive about 6,300 new doses
, which will be destined to other towns in the interior of the province, according to the priority determined by the vaccination plan established by the provincial health authority. # VacunaCOVID19" , reported the Cordovan government from Twitter.
They added: "People who have shifts
for the placement of the second dose
should attend normally."
# VacunaCOVID19 Today all available first-dose vaccines will be completed in the city of # Córdoba and in the towns of the metropolitan area;
As of tomorrow, it will be interrupted until the national government sends more vaccines.
- Government of Córdoba (@gobdecordoba) April 12, 2021
The information emerges amid the
second wave of coronavirus in the country
that hits with record numbers and threatens the health system.
Likewise, it is part of the global shortage of vaccines due to the demand of the countries.
After a week with four consecutive records of infections, this Monday the Government again reported a worrying figure:
19,437 new cases of coronavirus in Argentina.
Another 179 deaths from covid-19 were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
in the province of Córdoba, of which 437 correspond to the Capital.
It was the third most affected province nationwide.
As on Sunday,
the City of Buenos Aires broke its historical record of infections
But this Monday, for the first time, it surpassed the barrier of 3,000 cases a day: 3,358.
A woman is vaccinated in Córdoba, in February 2021. Photo: La Voz.
Precisely, as in Córdoba and in other parts of the country,
the City is waiting for a new shipment of vaccines
These days it is advancing with the application of first doses among the population over 70 years of age.
The Head of Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, said on Friday it should be concluded.
According to Clarín, sources from the Executive assured that there are shifts granted for this week.
And although no one confirms if there are vaccines to continue or if they will be finished, everything seems to indicate that, if a new dose arrival is not confirmed
, the campaign could be interrupted.
Meanwhile, those over 60 wait in the City for the granting of shifts.
According to sources from the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health, they also depend on the arrival of more doses and
"it could happen these days
After the Chief of Cabinet, Santiago Cafiero, confirmed that the provinces are authorized to negotiate the purchase of vaccines,
Córdoba, Entre Ríos and Santa Fe
They began days ago joint efforts to acquire doses of the drug against the coronavirus.
The City will finish vaccinating the +70s this week and due to lack of doses, it is not known how the campaign will continue
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