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The Junta reveals the number of Andalusians who do not want their Covid-19 jab

Some 445,365 people have received two doses so far. File photograph.
Some 445,365 people have received two doses so far. File photograph. / SUR
  • Health workers have already administered a total of 1,239,809 doses of the vaccines in the region

The Junta de Andalucía has already administered a total of 1,239,809 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the region and 445,365 people have received two doses.

However, this Tuesday, regional government spokesman Elías Bendodo revealed the number of Andalusians who have refused to be vaccinated.

So far, there are 8,562 people who have not wanted a jab - a figure of 0.68 per cent - according to Bendodo.

The Junta's spokesman again called on Spain’s Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, for fairness allocating vaccines to the regions after she announced that Spain will receive 5.5 million Janssen vaccines in the second quarter of the year. “We have 20 per cent of the Spanish population in Andalucía and we ask to receive the same percentage of vaccines that arrive in Spain,” he insisted.

Bendodo highlighted that Andalucía is at the forefront in the number of administered vaccines but acknowledged that the 445,365 Andalusians who have received both doses "only represent 5 per cent of the population and that figure is still too low".