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Milestone of two million Covid-19 jabs reached in Andalucía

Juanma Moreno. File image.
Juanma Moreno. File image. / SUR
  • The president of the Junta has highlighted the need to receive more vaccines: "With more doses, we will save more lives and accelerate our economic recovery"

Andalucía has become the first region in Spain to break the barrier for administering two million vaccines against Covid-19.

The milestone was announced this Thursday, 15 April, by the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, in a message on his personal Twitter account, in which he assessed the rate of vaccination in the region.

"The rate of vaccination in Andalucía isn't stopping: we are the first region to exceed two million vaccinations."

The Andalusian president also assured that the Junta's objective is to "vaccinate and vaccinate" although he has highlighted the need to receive more vaccines. ""ith more doses, we will save more lives and accelerate our economic recovery," he said.

Moreno accompanied his message with a video that shows the latest data from the vaccination campaign in the region. Up until 14 April some 2,047,287 doses have been administered and a total of 561,429 people have received the full treatment.