Spain nearing 5 million fully vaccinated people

Students arrive at school in Versailles, west of Paris, Modnay, May 3, 2021. Students go back to secondary and high schools and a domestic travel ban will end. The French government is slowly starting to lift partial lockdowns, despite still high numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Photo: AP Photo/Michel Euler. Students arrive at school in Versailles, west of Paris, Modnay, May 3, 2021. Students go back to secondary and high schools and a domestic travel ban will end. The French government is slowly starting to lift partial lockdowns, despite still high numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Associated Press
Created: May 03, 2021 07:41 AM

Spain’s health minister said Monday that authorities expect to reach within 24 hours the milestone of 5 million people fully inoculated against COVID-19.

Health Minister Carolina Darias told reporters that Spain is on track for its goal of vaccinating before the summer 70% of the adult population, or around 33 million people.

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Vaccination centers are working seven days a week, Darias, said, and by the first week of June some 10 million people will be fully inoculated.


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