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Lima and Callao: vaccination against COVID-19 this weekend will be 12 hours and a fourth dose will be applied | Coronavirus Peru | Minsa RMMN | PERU

Today, Saturday, May 14 and tomorrow, Sunday, May 15, the COVID-19 vaccination day continues in Metropolitan Lima and Callao from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm; however, again there will be no 36 hours of vaccination.

According to the Minsa, at this time 27 vaccination clinics will be opened to the public throughout Metropolitan Lima. A service schedule was also arranged for today only, Saturday May 14, which will include 4 vaccinations.

On the other hand, some inoculation centers will only attend from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm and from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Below are the places and times referred to.

Find HERE the address of the vaccination point closest to your home, searching by district.

Fourth dose for those over 50 years of age

Since May 6, the Minsa announced that people, Peruvians and foreigners, who are 50 years old or older and who have applied their third dose against COVID-19 five months ago, must go to any vaccination center or establishment of health to receive the fourth dose.

As recalled, the administration of a fourth dose was only allowed in people over 70 years of age, health personnel and immunosuppressed people, however, it was necessary to expand this age range.

In this way, now more than 8 million people will be able to renew their protection against SARS-CoV-2, according to data from the health information platform Single National Repository of Health Information (Reunis).

What is the schedule?

The Minsa reported that the inoculation day for these two days (Saturday May 14 and Sunday May 15) will be from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, except that some will close hours earlier (see paragraphs above). This time there will not be 36 uninterrupted hours of vaccination.

Who can be vaccinated?

For children from 5 to 11 years old

The Ministry of Health reported that girls and boys from 5 to 11 years old, with or without comorbidities, can be inoculated against COVID-19. They must attend with a parent or guardian.

For over 18 years

People over 18 years of age who come to be vaccinated must bring their ID, double mask or a KN95 and optionally with a face shield. Those who attend for their second dose must bring the card received in the first vaccination.

For teens ages 12-17

In the case of minors between 12 and 17 years of age, adolescents must go to be vaccinated in the company of an adult so that they sign the informed consent.

third dose

People aged 12 to 17 (who received the second dose 5 months ago) together with those over 18 can now go to vaccination centers and health establishments for the inoculation of the booster dose.

fourth dose

Population over 50 years of age residing in Lima and Callao. This group of the population must have received the third dose more than 5 months ago in order to be inoculated with the fourth dose.

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