COVID-19: More than 18 million 927 thousand booster doses of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine have been administered – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health reports that with a cut-off date of Wednesday, May 11, according to data from the Department of Statistics and Health Information, 53,763,360 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country.

Regarding the target population of 15,200,840 people, which considers people aged 18 and over, 13,894,968 first doses, 13,676,220 second doses, and 574,645 single doses have been applied.

Of this segment of the population, 95.19% (14,469,613) have received a single and first dose, and 93.75% (14,250,865) have completed their vaccination schedule against SARS-CoV-2, with a single and second dose.

During yesterday, Wednesday, May 11, of the target group of 18 years and over, 107,854 people were immunized, of which 361 were with the first dose, 520 with the second dose, 5,371 with the booster dose and 101,602 with the fourth dose.

booster dose

Regarding the reinforcement doses applied in the population over 3 years of age in the country, a total of 18,927,826 is reached, considering reinforcement doses and fourth doses. Yesterday, 113,218 doses were administered, of which 106,973 correspond to people aged 18 and over, and 6,245 between 3 and 17 years.

Segment between 3 and 17 years

In relation to the vaccination of children and adolescents between 3 and 17 years of age, which includes a total of 3,771,960 people, 8,042,607 doses of vaccines have been administered in the country, where 91.71% of the population are vaccinated with the first dose and 85.64% with the second dose. Meanwhile, in the school group, between 6 and 11 years old, 3,259,836 administered vaccines are registered.

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