Sicily, 30,000 doses of vaccine are being delivered: from Thursday to yesterday over 103,000 people received a dose

30 thousand anti-Covid vaccines are being delivered in Sicily, of which 19,200 doses of Moderna and 10,800 Astrazeneca. The express courier SDA of Poste Italiane is currently delivering the doses to the hospital pharmacies of Giarre (6,600), Palermo (8,000), Milazzo (4,000), Enna (1600), Erice Casa Santa (2,300), Syracuse (2,100 ), Ragusa (1,700), Agrigento (2,300), and Caltanissetta (1,400).

Covid-19: the first Johnson & Johnson vaccines arrived at Sigonella airport, 14,750 doses

by Giada Lo Porto


Four days ago, the special cargo containing 14,750 doses of the Janssen vaccine, produced by Johnson & Johnson, landed at the military airport of Sigonella. The first single-dose vaccine to be distributed. This is the first shipment to arrive in Sicily, after the green light of the European drug agency for the vaccine that had been stopped in the US to investigate some cases of thrombosis. “The benefits outweigh the risks,” the EMA said. Thus, deliveries to Europe resumed.

The angels with the syringe and the vaccine: a day to “hunt for grandparents”

by Giusi Spica


In the meantime, the possibility of vaccinating with Pfizer or Moderna without a reservation will continue every day throughout Sicily for the over 80s. It is the new opportunity that the Musumeci government reserves, already today, for older citizens, who have not yet received the first dose of the anti-Covid vaccine and who will be able to go to all provincial hubs and health facilities supplied with Pfizer and Moderna. , equipped with an identity document and health card. An initiative to further accelerate the vaccination campaign on the island.

Vaccines, large numbers but psychosis in Sicily is rampant. And the AstraZeneca vials stay in the refrigerator

by Giusi Spica


From last Thursday to yesterday (the latest figure is 5 pm), during the special four-day “Open weekend”, organized by the Region, for all over 60s, over 103 thousand people received a dose, 22% more compared to the previous four days. There was a clear prevalence of Pfizer, with over 77,000 administrations, while around 16,000 people were vaccinated with AstraZeneca and over 10,000 with Moderna.

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