the day of vaccination against COVID-19 for boys and girls of 5 to 11 years It will start next Monday, June 27, reported the Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell.
The official reported that this vaccination phase will last approximately three months.
Lee: They open registration to vaccinate against COVID to children between 5 and 11 years old
In a brief tweet and without giving more details of where the venues will be located or what the logistics will be like, he recommended that those who have COVID wait 15 days before applying the vaccine.
As of Monday, June 27, we will start vaccination against #COVID19 to girls and boys from 5 to 11 years of age. This phase will last approximately three months.
We recommend those with COVID to wait 15 days before getting the vaccine.
– Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez (@HLGatell) June 23, 2022
This morning, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that today the first Pfizer vaccines arrived to be applied to minors and that both the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of the Navy will be in charge of distributing the biological in the country.
The Ministry of Health explained that he arrived the first shipment with 804 thousand vaccines against COVID-19 from Pfizer-BioNTech for girls and boys between the ages of 5 and 11, out of a total of 8 million stipulated in the contract with this pharmaceutical company for this segment of the population.
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On June 15, registration was opened for children between 5 and 11 years of age to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Parents can register their children on the site mivacuna.salud.gob.mx.
In previous days, Hugo López-Gatell explained that the vaccination will not be done simultaneously throughout the country, but will be opened by states and municipalities.
The group of children between five and 11 years old will be the seventh to receive the COVID vaccine in Mexico.