With this shipment, Rondonia received a total of 876,108 doses of vaccines against COVID-19
The Rondônia government, through the State Agency for Health Surveillance (Agivisa), received from the Ministry of Health (MS) 20,000 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, on Wednesday afternoon (30). The covid-19 immunizing agents have been delivered to the government cold chain in Porto Velho.
In accordance with the National Plan for Vaccination Operations (PNO), AstraZeneca doses are intended to include the first dose of immunization for priority groups of industrial workers, urban public transport workers and long-distance road and road workers.
According to data from Ageviza, Rondonia has received 876,108 doses of vaccines against COVID-19, namely CoronaVac (366,708), AstraZeneca (422,450), Pfizer (76,050) and Janssen (10,900). To date, the National Immunization Program Information System (SI-PNI) records that 502,000 people in the state have been vaccinated with the first dose.
According to Agevisa CEO, Edilson SilvaAnd the It is scheduled for Thursday (1/7) the arrival of a new shipment of fortifications. “Today’s doses will be pooled with those who arrive tomorrow, and once this next batch arrives, the immunization team will distribute them along with the AstraZeneca doses. In this way, the Rondônia government avoids spending on two doses transportation to regional health departments.”
Edelson Silva also reminded the continuation of prevention measures and warned against the influenza vaccination campaign. “As far as we receive these doses, it is still necessary to wear a mask, social distance and all preventive measures. He concluded that the influenza vaccination campaign is also another warning, and in fact, priority groups should seek health centers.”