A note sent to newsrooms states that, in addition to children who were scheduled for the weekend, minors of the same ages who had no appointment were also allowed to be vaccinated.

These 93,000 children join the approximately 84,000 minors in this age group who are already fully vaccinated.

According to the most recent data from the Directorate-General for Health, out of a universe of about 600,000 eligible for paediatric vaccination, more than 330,000 children had already received the first dose against Covid-19.