SESARAM has published another video where pediatricians from the Regional Health Service recommend vaccination for all children aged 5 -11.
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The Regional Health Authority has confirmed the following vaccination centre opening times.
The Regional Director of Health updated the recommendations of isolation of positive cases and quarantine of contacts, within the scope of covid-19. Considering the dominance of the Ómicron variant, which is less severe but more transmissible, the information says: ” if the individual does not present symptoms or if the…
In his regular Sunday press conference, our Health Minister Dr. Pedro Ramos gave out the latest figures in regards to our 4th Covid wave on Madeira Island. On testing: He said that everybody who needs to be tested, will be able to get a test. 780.000 rapid tests have been…
Youngsters who want to enter a club or disco now have to both be Covid tested and vaccinated. This has had a positive impact on the vaccination rate on the island. Testing, however, is the problem. Our health network, with hospitals and pharmacy tents all over the island, managed already…
Our Health minister, Pedro Gomes, announced that as of December 13, the vaccines for children aged 5 – 11 will arrive: The doses have a lower “payload” that the one for adults. Children in this age group make up 2.5% of the population. 85% of the adults in Funchal, Machico…
Well today was 'D' day, or at least 'C'ertificate day, but when local media outlet JM investigated the city's busy supermarkets they were surprised to find that most had refrained from posting security guards at the door, and hand sanitiser were suspicious by its absence.
Miguel Albuquerque, announced today that between 58% and 60% of those admitted to intensive care units are not vaccinated.
Mandatory mask wearing; teleworking in the public service, a move which the Funchal Chamber of Commerce (ACIF), are firmly against; acceleration in the administration of the third dose of vaccine; more rigorous nightlife control; a 'push' for the unvaccinated to become vaccinated; limitations on home visits.
From the 31st of December 2020 until the 26th of September, 380,842 Covid vaccines have been administered in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. So far, 201,177 people have received their first vaccine, while 200,498 individuals have been fully vaccinated.
People who have recovered from Covid-19 can be vaccinated, provided their recovery period has been three months or longer.
Only when 85% of the Madeiran population has been vaccinated will the Regional Government considering lightening the current pandemic health and safety measures that are currently in force.
To date, 251,573 vaccines have been administered in the Autonomous Region of Madeira since the 31st of December 2020.
Slightly on the defensive this morning at the Madeiran Parliament, the Vice President of the Regional Government, Pedro Calado announced that Madeira has already administered 215,000 doses of vaccines, and that not a single dose has been wasted!
Those individuals who are not registered with the Portuguese National Health Service (SNS) and want to be included in the new Covid-19 vaccination scheme must register their interest. The registration must be via the government website and further information can be found at https://covid19.min-saude.pt/vacinacao/ which explains all the proposed vaccination phases.