Spain bets on masks and vaccination against Covid-19

The start will take place as soon as possible as the Extraordinary Cabinet will approve a royal decree law on Thursday, following CIP agreements with the head of the National Executive, Pedro Sanchez.

The consensus in yesterday’s appointment focused on ramping up vaccination rhythms, including the third booster dose against Covid-19, strengthening self-protection with mandatory use of mask indoors and outdoors, expanding the offer of testing and strengthening human resources in the national health system.

At the same time, Sanchez announced that there will be periodic conference meetings with the highest authorities in the whole of Spain during the sixth wave, within the framework of the commitment to joint governance and institutional cooperation.

The increased expansion of Covid-19, with some certainty that it does so in many cases with the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has been analyzed with regions.

According to the latest official report, there are 17 areas at risk of transmission and 11 independent areas with intensive care units (ICUs) on top.

On Wednesday, Spain recorded about 60 thousand injuries, almost half of them in Micron, according to the Ministry of Health.

The high vaccination rate, nearly 90 percent of the population, on the one hand somewhat neutralizes the conditions of the patients, although on the other hand it does not stop the escalation.

The Spanish Society of Epidemiology (SEE) has warned of the need to reach agreements to limit the effects of successive waves of Covid-19, while asking residents “not to lower their guard in the coming months, even if they have been fully vaccinated. ยป.

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According to specialists, immunization should be accompanied by preventive measures such as mask, physical and social distance, hand hygiene, indoor ventilation and avoidance of crowds and group events. Sanchez wants 80 percent of the population aged 60 to 69 to be vaccinated with the third dose before the end of the year, as well as the same percentage of 50 to 59 year olds to be vaccinated in the week of January 24 so you have 80 years between your 40 and 49 Booster dose in the first week of March.

Similarly, it was judged that 70% of children aged 5-11 years receive their first pediatric dose in the week of February 7 and that 70% receive their second dose starting April 19.


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