Until the 18th of July, 267,604 vaccines against Covid-19 had been administered in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, since the 31st of December 2020”, reads the document issued by the office of the Secretary of Health and Civil Protection of this archipelago . The per-minute counter indicates that today, until shortly after 3pm, 270,709 vaccines had been administered in the region.

The bulletin points out that, of the total of vaccines applied in the last week, "154,072 correspond to the administration of the first dose and 113,532 doses to the complete vaccination". “This means that 45 percent of the resident population has already been fully vaccinated and 61 percent have had the first dose of the vaccine”, he stresses. The Madeiran executive refers that vaccinated people are part of the priority groups defined in the Regional Vaccination Plan against Covid-19 in Madeira, according to the allocation of vaccines to the region.

In the last week, 15,924 vaccines were administered, of which 10,371 were first doses and 5,553 second inoculations. The same document highlights that the process of vaccinating university students has begun, and "on 12th July, it amounts to a value higher than the 2,230 vaccines administered to this particular group."

Today there is also an 'Open Day' taking place at the Funchal Vaccination Center which registered a “good adherence” for the administration of the vaccine by AstraZeneca, indica. According to the latest data released on Monday by the Regional Directorate of Health, Madeira registered 28 new cases of Covid-19, of which 11 were imported and 17 were local transmission, and 15 were recovered, accounting for 193 active situations.