Javier Imbroda (right) with the Junta's spokesman, Elías Bendodo. / SUR

Andalucía has a date in mind for the Covid vaccination of children up to 11 years old

The Junta's Councillor for Education and Sport, Javier Imbroda, has also revealed how many teaching professionals have already been fully-jabbed


The Junta de Andalucía has this Tuesday, 31 August, revealed its roadmap for vaccination of children against Covid-19 in the age group from 0 to 11 years old.

There is already a date in mind for the jabs - between October and November of this year - if the Junta gets the regulatory go-ahead.

This was announced by the regional government's Councillor for Education and Sports, Javier Imbroda, during an appearance after a meeting of the governing council, without providing much more details of how this phase of vaccination would develop.

However, he did go on to reveal that «96.4 per cent of education professionals have at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, and 94.2 the complete the regimen.»

According to the Junta's own data, on 30 August some 88.1 per of Andalusians over 12 years of age are vaccinated with at least one dose of vaccine (a total of 6,569,577 people) and 80.6 per cent with the complete guideline (6,009,578 people). The percentage of doses administered with respect to those received is 93.49 per cent. The total number of doses administered in the region now stands at 11,980,271.