The Ministry of Health has approved vaccinations against Covid-19 for children aged 5 and over.
During a meeting of the Public Health Commission, it was agreed that the vaccination drive for those aged below 12 would begin on the 15th December.
Total cases in Spain: 5,202,958
Total deaths in Spain: 88,159
Vaccinated in Spain: 37,655,150
Officials said the planned vaccination drive would help reduce transmission through family groups, as well as to lessen the risk of long-Covid in children.
Almost 90% of the population aged over 12 has been vaccinated, with 76 million doses administered – 5 million of those booster shots.
Source : English Radio News