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SC receives 128,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine in SC

Immunizers will be used as a booster and second application; doses will be sent to municipalities at the beginning of the week

Santa Catarina received this Friday (29) 128,940 doses of vaccine against Covid-19. Immunizers will be distributed to municipalities next Tuesday (2).

Santa Catarina received new doses of vaccine against Covid-19 this Friday – Photo: Dive SC/Divulgação/Arquivo/ND

The first load, with 95,940 Pfizer doses, landed at around 10:20 am, at Hercílio Luz International Airport, in Florianópolis, around 10:20 am. According to Dive/SC (Directorate of Epidemiological Surveillance of Santa Catarina), Pfizer’s immunizing agents will be used as a booster dose.

In addition, another 33,000 doses arrived in Florianópolis in the late afternoon. Also according to Dive/SC, the batch will be used as a second dose.

Even without many details, Dive/SC states that the doses of vaccine against Covid-19 will be sent to municipalities on Tuesday (2), as determined by the CIB (Commission Intermanagers Bipartite).

According to the distribution panel of the Ministry of Health, more than 11.8 million doses were sent to Santa Catarina. Of this total, 11 million were transferred to municipalities, leaving 814,176 immunizing against Covid-19.

As the Vacinometer SC, updated this Friday night (29), 4.2 million Santa Catarina have completed the vaccination cycle. Taking into account the general population, this number corresponds to 58.65%.

Meanwhile, 5,573,114 received at least the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19, corresponding to 76.84% of the population of Santa Catarina.

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