Announcement day for the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine and specifically for those who do not need to do it is today. According to information about on 12 at noon on Tuesday the Secretary General of Primary Health Care, Marios Themistocleous.
Yesterday during the official briefing of the Ministry of Health on the course of the pandemic in the country, Mr.. Themistocleous stressed about the booster dose that for "people who have completed their vaccination with mRNA vaccines or AstraZeneca, will be done six months after the completion of the vaccination, with one dose of Pfizer / BioNTech or half Moderna. For those who have had a Johnson vaccine & Johnson, It is recommended that they take the booster dose two months after vaccination with a single dose of mRNA vaccine. (Pfizer/BioNTech), or half of it Modern. For those who have received the first dose with mRNA vaccine and the second with Johnson & Johnson, Vaccination is not recommended. Those who are ill, the Commission 's instructions will be uploaded by tomorrow at 12 at noon at emvolio.gov.gr».
For vaccinations in the islands with the booster dose, He said that the program has started and in several small islands the commemorative dose has already been completed. "Today they are expected to surpass them 100.000 the appointments ", he said characteristically and added that so far they are beneficiaries 2.827.574 citizens, corresponding to a percentage 43,1% of integrated vaccinations. They have already taken place 922.000 vaccinations, 32,6% of the beneficiaries and approximately 700.000 citizens have scheduled their appointment. Mr.. Themistocleous pointed out that "we overcame them 13.860.000 coronavirus vaccinations. Over 6.910.000 citizens have been vaccinated with at least one dose, corresponding to 65,8% of the general population and 75,3% of the adult ".
"Every day they close 20.000 appointment for the first installment "
Alongside, Mr.. Marios Themistocleous, informed that the Commission directives will be uploaded by tomorrow at 12 at noon on the platform emvolio.gov.gr, Emphasizing the importance of the fact that our country is in third place in the rolling average of seven days in the first dose vaccination.
"The average in the European Union for people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine is 70% of the general population and 81,3% of the adult ", added during the update. Yet, The Secretary General of Primary Health Care noted that “over 6.550.000 citizens have completed their vaccination, corresponding to 62,3% on the general population and 71,8% on the adult ".
"As for the EU average, vaccination completion rates are 66,6% of the general and 76,5% of the adult population ", he added.
also, Mr.. Themistocleous said Greece is in third place in terms of the rolling average of seven days of vaccinations, in 17th place of integrated vaccinations and in 18th place for those who have been vaccinated with a single dose. "Every day they close 20.000 appointment for the first installment ", he said.