Águas de São Pedro was the municipality that most immunized until now; São Paulo is the 304th in the list
With 3,122 inhabitants, the small town of Waters of São Pedro is the municipality that most vaccinated against Covid-19 no State of Sao Paulo in relation to the local population. 842 doses were applied, enough to immunize almost a third of the population. The municipality is at the top of the vaccination ranking launched this Thursday, 1st, by the government of São Paulo. Following are the cities of Rich Flora, with a quarter of the vaccinated population, and Rainbow, with 23% of the inhabitants immunized.
If only the number of doses applied were considered, the capital of São Paulo would certainly be at the top of this ranking. As of this Thursday, April 1st, more than 1.3 million doses of vaccine against Covid-19. But as the municipality has almost 12 million inhabitants, the percentage of people immunized is only 11% – which makes the city in the 304th place on that list.
Ana Paula Created is a dental surgeon and was relieved to take the second dose of the vaccine this Thursday. “A constant fear of returning home and having something, transmitting it to ours. But now I’m relieved because I took the second dose today and praying that all this will pass as soon as possible. ” Roberto Garcia has a degree in Physical Education, but currently lives on the income he earns as an application driver. He says he has been working for three weeks for fear of the new coronavirus strain.
As this week the City began to vaccinate self-employed health professionals over 53 years old, he was able to take the first dose of the vaccine. “In addition to the issue of the virus itself, this lack of beds in hospitals. So, in fact, it’s not just Covid-19. You can drive to work, by application, suffer an accident. Just an example of a need to need a bed in the hospital and not have it. ” At the bottom of the list is Itaquaquecetuba. Only 4% of the city’s 370,000 inhabitants have received their first dose so far.
* With information from reporter Nicole Fusco