She indicated that this option is likely due to the escalation of the epidemic across the country. Daria said that a third dose of the anti-coronavirus product would be a “support” for the entire vaccination process. “A third dose seems inevitable,” she added.

A representative of the Pedro Sanchez government noted that although 25 million people have already been vaccinated across the country, or more than half of Spain’s population, the epidemic is still escalating.

The epidemiological situation in Spain

Since Wednesday in Spain, the daily number of infections has exceeded 29,000, a level unheard of in the country since January.

With the increase in coronavirus cases since July 16, new health restrictions have already been imposed by more than half of the independent communities in the country. Among them, among others Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque Country, where the regional government has issued an order to recommit to wearing protective masks.

On Thursday, Canary Islands authorities agreed to commit to submitting vaccination certificates or negative COVID-19 tests before entering catering and entertainment establishments. The Galician government has already introduced similar provisions.

Spain. Children aged 12 to 15 years are vaccinated

The Spanish medical service on Wednesday started the process of vaccinating against Covid-19 for children aged 12 to 15 years. The Basque Country is the first independent community to vaccinate people in this age group.

And according to what was reported by the newspaper “El Diario Vasco”, on Wednesday, the vaccination process, which began in the morning, should cover 40 thousand by August. Children in the Basque Country.

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The Basque newspaper indicated that the regional medical services launched, on Tuesday, a special website on the Internet that children aged 12 to 15 years can register for vaccinations.

Another Spanish region planning to vaccinate people over the age of 12 is Catalonia. Local health officials announce that they are ready to mass vaccinate children before the start of the new school year.

In June, Spain’s Health Minister, Carolina Darias, announced that the vaccination process for students aged 12 to 15 should begin nationwide by the second half of August at the latest.