The vaccination portal for people aged 70 and over has opened - The program for Friday

The vaccination portal for people aged 70 and over has opened - The program for Friday

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The Vaccination Portal reopens today for those aged 70 and over.

The Gate opens at 7:30 in the morning until 5:30 in the afternoon, while for citizens aged 37-39 it opens on Friday, May 28, from 7:30 in the morning until Saturday, May 29, at 5:30 in the afternoon .

The Vaccination Portal will be open on the above dates and times only for the ages mentioned in each case and not for older people, while the vaccinations will be done with the available licensed vaccines in the Vaccination Centers that operate in all the Provinces.

In the meantime, the citizens have started and continue to inform the rescheduling of the appointments for the administration of the 2nd dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. The information, according to the Ministry of Health, is done by text messages, while it is noted that the delay observed in informing the beneficiaries was largely due to the delay in sending the quantity by the manufacturer last week.

However, according to the latest information, the receipt has been finalized at the end of the week and according to the delivery schedule of the company, the quantities that will be received in June are enough to complete the administration of the 2nd dose of those who have already been vaccinated with the vaccine. AstraZeneca.

Specifically, until yesterday, the rescheduling of 12,600 appointments had been finalized, while the rescheduling is proceeding in the following days of another 25,000 appointments concerning the period until June 23.

Beneficiaries are informed through the software by text message.

It is noted that in the Vaccination Centers of Polis Chrysochous and Troodos Hospital, the reprogramming has started and is done by phone.

It is reminded that the appointments are rescheduled at the same Vaccination Center where the first dose was given. For example, citizens scheduled to receive the 1nd installment on June 2 at Vaccination Center A of the State Exhibition will be rescheduled for May 23 at the same Center.

Yesterday, the Ministry stressed once again the importance of completing the vaccination plan according to the vaccine given to each citizen.

By May 25, 50,4% had been vaccinated with the first dose (1 people) and 372,696% had completed their vaccination schedule (23,7 people).

In another development, people who have been vaccinated with the 1st dose of AstraZeneca vaccine should proceed normally with the 2nd dose of the vaccine, provided that they do not show any symptoms of serious side effects (thrombosis / thrombosis syndrome) after the 1st dose. and therefore, these individuals are invited to attend regularly for the 2nd dose of the vaccine, which is particularly important for their protection against the virus and its mutations, the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Coronavirus (SCC) unanimously suggested. .

The majority also recommended the recommendation for preference of mRNA technology vaccines (Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna) to people aged 50 and under and the Ministry of Health adopts this recommendation and urges citizens under 50 to choose an mRNA technology vaccine for their vaccination.