The Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, announced that as of Monday, September 27, the vaccination against the coronavirus (COVID-19) of people aged 21 and 22 will begin in Lima and Callao.
At the closing of the vaccination festival in San Juan de Miraflores, the cabinet member explained that this decrease in the age group to be vaccinated is possible thanks to the stock of vaccines that is available. He remarked that another objective of the immunization days is to close gaps in the groups of people who have not yet been inoculated.
“In addition to continuing to work from house to house, reaching indigenous peoples, as we have arrived from the Ministry of Health this weekend and with the ministers working in different regions of the country, starting Monday the Ministry of Health will also vaccinate in Lima and Callao to people aged 21 and 22”Cevallos expressed.
“We are lowering the age group and controlling, of course, the stock of vaccines that is arriving to us, it is not that they arrive all together, they are arriving weekly in batches, which will manage this decrease in the number of vaccines with prudence and responsibility. necessary”He added.
“We are lowering the group, we are going to continue lowering it, but also with the concern of closing these gaps”, He emphasized