By Chris King • 24 April 2022 • 18:32
Image of a person receiving a Covid-19 vaccination.
Credit: junta de andalucia
Jesus Aguirre, the Andalucian Minister of Health, indicated this Sunday, April 24 that he hopes to reach “a point of consensus” next Wednesday 27, to approve the administration of the fourth dose of Covid vaccines.
That is the date when the next meeting of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System with the Ministry of Health will take place.
Mr Aguirre was speaking to the media in Cordoba today, before participating in the ‘Andalucia against Hate’ event, organised by the Junta de Andalucia in collaboration with Cordoba Council. The minister assured the media that as far as Covid is concerned, “now we have a flat phase”.
“We have asked the Ministry to authorise us to vaccinate the fourth dose, and we hope to reach that point of consensus in the Interterritorial Council”, he added.
When questioned on the subject of the recent elimination of masks indoors, he pointed out that “hospital admissions have now dropped, and we are in a relaxation phase”. He also urged though that “whenever possible, people at risk, or vulnerable, or with symptoms, are better off wearing wear a mask. We only make recommendations”, he concluded, as reported by granadadigital.es.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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