The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in the Autonomous Region of Madeira has already started. The first doses of the vaccine arrived this morning, transported on a TAP flight and were escorted to Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça by the Public Security Police.
Madeira will inoculate 80 health professionals at the start of the vaccination campaign
In all, the Region plans to administer the first dose of the vaccine to 4,875 health care professionals and households
These first 9,750 doses will allow the vaccination of a total of 4,785 people, out of a universe of 200 thousand eligible in the Region. The first phase begins with the older population and with professionals from the health systems, public and private, followed by people with comorbidities and then the rest of the population. The estimate indicates that 50 thousand people will be vaccinated in the first phase; another 50 thousand in the second phase and then the rest of the population (100 thousand people).