Tuxtla Gutierrez.- Chiapas received this Thursday a shipment of 300 thousand doses of vaccines against Covid-19, with which its application will continue in different regions, informed government authorities.
The Governor Rutilio Escandón Cadenas He assured that he maintains the vaccination of people 40 years of age and older, who he reiterated to go to the modules of the Health sector.
It is a call “to those who for some reason have not been vaccinated, to go to the modules to receive this biological and take the opportunity to protect themselves against the coronavirus,” he said.
With the arrival of the biological one in Chiapas, he affirmed, there will be enough doses to advance in the care and protection of the health and life of the population “in the face of such an infectious and dangerous disease.”
During a meeting of the state security board, the general director of the IMSS, Zoé Robledo Aburto, highlighted that the supply of 300 thousand vaccines to Chiapas is the largest volume received this year.
Read also: Audits announced to review purchase and distribution of vaccines against Covid-19
The doses, he said, are integrated into the plan of “wide availability of doses”, mainly for people over 40 years of age who for some reason did not go to the modules to receive the vaccine.
The President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, he stated, decided to undertake the institutional effort due to the geography and population dispersion of Chiapas.
For a few days vaccinate people ages 40, 50 and 60 and older, which for some reason could not do it when the application first arrived in their municipalities.
The goal is to increase daily vaccination significantly, “hoping to reach 50 thousand vaccinations per day,” added Robledo Aburto.
Vaccines, he assured, are safe and the resource to stop infections and prevent more deaths, as well as to reactivate the economy in the country.
The general director of the IMSS requested the collaboration of young people “to convince the elderly population to be vaccinated” and thus avoid contagion between relatives and loved ones.
Read also: 198 thousand doses of anti-Covid vaccines arrive for people 30-39 years of age from Culiacán and Mazatlán