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COVID-19: São Vicente with more than 82% of vaccinated population – Minister of Health

Mindelo, Sept 6 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Health, Arlindo do Rosário, said today in Mindelo that the island of São Vicente already counts 82.6 percent (%) of the population vaccinated with the first dose of COVID-19.

According to Arlindo do Rosário, who spoke to the press after meeting with the Health Delegate of São Vicente, the vaccination process in the island “is with a very good dynamics and good support of the population”, and the prospects for vaccination coverage “are very good”.

It also highlighted that 28% of the island’s population is also vaccinated with the second dose. Another finding to be highlighted, according to Arlindo do Rosário, is that São Vicente is also “well organized”  regarding the answers in the laboratory part.

“The diagnostic center will soon be fully operational, not only the imaging part, because on the 20th of this month the entire X-ray device will be fully installed. The reagents for the laboratories have also arrived in the island and, therefore, the laboratory will have this ability to respond to the health centers’ demands, and will be a great relief from the pressure is placed on the hospital”,  stressing that “primary health care is working” and are “on a good path” in São Vicente.



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