Ciro Gomes receives the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19 in Fortaleza | Ceara

“I want to thank from the bottom of my heart the scientists who developed this vaccine, which will save lives. I want to thank the health professionals, who are here on the front line, taking a risk to protect our people with a very strong emotion in my heart. all delicacy, with all affection, with all professionalism “, he said after being immunized.

On social networks, the ex-minister and ex-governor of Ceará posted a photo still in the queue, where he holds the Unified Health System (SUS) card stating that he was already in the queue.

2 of 3 Ciro Gomes shows SUS card and says “Waiting in line. #VacinaJa”. – Photo: Reproduction / Personal Archive

Ciro Gomes shows the SUS card and says “Waiting in line. #VacinaJa”. – Photo: Reproduction / Personal Archive

People who live in the city of Fortaleza and are 62 years old or older will be able to get the vaccine against Covid-19 starting this Saturday. The information was released by Mayor Sarto Nogueira (PDT), this Friday morning (2), during a visit to a health post in the capital.

Since the start of the vaccination campaign on January 18, 282,147 people have already received the first dose of the immunizer; of that total, 102,928 are already fully vaccinated, with the second dose. On Thursday (1st), Fortaleza set a record in the campaign, applying immunobiologicals to 27,675 people.

According to the Municipal Health Secretariat, about 32,000 people aged 62 and over will be scheduled to take the vaccine dose on Saturday. The list with the names of the recipients should be published on the City Hall website today.

“Arrive on time, neither before nor after. Take only one companion to avoid crowding and not expose anyone to any risk of contagion by Covid-19. We are organizing everything in a way that where the person arrives and fills in the registration form, it only takes five minutes to get vaccinated ”, said the mayor.

Fortaleza currently has 65 different vaccination points across the city. There are 58 health posts, three polyclinics and four reception points (Arena Castelão, Ceará Events Center, Shopping RioMar Kennedy and Shopping RioMar Papicu).

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