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More than 500 health professionals have died in Ecuador from covid-19

More than 500 health professionals have died in Ecuador after contracting Covid-19, revealed on Friday the president of the Medical Federation of that nation, Santiago Carrasco.

« At this level there are extra than 300 lifeless docs, extra than 100 nurses, extra than 50 dentists, extra than 50 psychologists, due to the Covid-19. Pharmaceutical chemists, obstetricians, basic service individuals have additionally died, « Carrasco stated on the loal radio station Radio Common.

Ecuador started on Thursday in the cities of Quito (north), Guayaquil and Cuenca (south) a pilot vaccination plan with the primary 8,000 doses of the vaccine in opposition to him Covid-19, out of a complete of 86,000 doses of the vaccine Pfizer that can run till the top of February.

With an funding of 200 million {dollars}, the Authorities of the South American nation plans to purchase 18 million doses of the vaccine in opposition to him Covid-19, to immunize 9 million individuals.

Two million doses can be bought from the Pfizer laboratory, 4 million from the British firm AstraZeneca, 4 million from the Covaxx firm and eight million from the Covax initiative, coordinated by the World Health Group (WHO) and by the Pan American Group of the Health (PAHO).

In keeping with the newest report from the Ministry of Health, Ecuador collected 237,158 optimistic instances of Covid-19 confirmed with PCR checks and 9,913 deaths confirmed by the virus, in addition to 4,649 possible deaths from the identical trigger.

Supply: Sputnik

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