Vaccination at the Córdoba Convention Center (Pedro Castillo)

Córdoba continues to strengthen the vaccination campaign against the Coronavirus, and according to the latest data, the province applied both doses to 57% of the population older than 3 years. While, the percentage with only one dose increased to 70.2%.

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In this sense, this Wednesday, the Ministry of Health specified that 36,760 vaccines were applied. Which adds up to a total of 4,672,109 applied: 2,572,704 correspond to first doses, 2,099,405 to people who completed the immunization schedule with the second dose.

Vaccination at the Córdoba Convention Center (Pedro Castillo) (Pedro Castillo /)

The population over 18 years of age is the one that most agreed to vaccination

In this way, Córdoba is getting closer and closer to the expected herd immunity, thanks to the latest measures taken that made it possible to bring vaccination closer to educational institutions and to the City’s Nurseries.

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In this sense, in relation to population over 18 years of age, the percentages of those immunized with a single dose increase to 89.2% and with both doses, to 74.1 percent.

But, if we take only the adolescent population (12 to 17 years), these percentages are 20.1 and 4.5 percent, respectively. In boys and girls from 3 to 11 years old, the age group that started the vaccination strategy this week, the percentages are 1.2 and 0 percent, respectively.

Vaccination in minors in the Argentine pavilion of Ciudad Universitaria against coronavirus October 10, 2021 photo Javier Ferreyra

Vaccination in minors in the Argentine pavilion of Ciudad Universitaria against coronavirus October 10, 2021 photo Javier Ferreyra

Regarding this, Laura Lopez, Head of the Epidemiology Area, said: “Days ago we began the vaccination campaign for the population aged 3 to 11 years with Sinopharm, and We want to reassure families that it is an effective and safe vaccine”.

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Covid-19 infections in vaccinated

This week’s epidemiological report ensures that of all vaccinated people (2,539,112), only 2.56 percent (65,095) contracted Covid-19 after two weeks of getting the vaccine. Of those 65,095 people, 76 percent (49,428) had a dose and 24 percent (15,667) with two doses.

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On the other hand, of the total number of vaccinated people (2,539,112), 1,394 contracted Covid-19 after two weeks of being vaccinated and died, representing 0.05 percent of the total. Of that total, 79 percent (1,098) had one dose and 21 percent (296) had two doses.

It should be noted that 97.8 percent of the deceased who had at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine had comorbidities and the median age was 75 years.

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