As of January 4th local time, data on the COVID-19 epidemic in various regions of Spain show that the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in almost all regions is still on the rise, especially in Catalonia, and some hospitals are already near-saturated.
The country’s coronavirus vaccination process, which began on December 27th local time, has been slower than expected, which has attracted criticism from several regional governments.
The government of the Madrid region said that the dose of vaccines allocated to the region is seriously insufficient, and if the vaccination is carried out at this pace, it will be even difficult for the region by June 30, 2021. Achieve immunization of 10% of the population.
As of January 3rd local time, Madrid had a total of 3,090 vaccinations, which was far lower than the region’s expectations.
The number of vaccinations accounted for only 6% of the first batch of vaccines received, and Catalonia had only 13% of the first batch of vaccines.