(Teleborsa) – The vice president and councilor for welfare of the Lombardi Regiona, Letizia Moratti, announced that the Region has reached the goal set by Figliuolo of 80% of its population over 12 years with full vaccination. “We are the first Region to reach this milestone”, Moratti wrote on his Twitter profile. “Thanks to all the Lombard operators and citizens – he added -. Let’s get vaccinated, let’s protect ourselves! ”.
Also through the social networks, the satisfaction of the Minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomies was expressed, Mariastella Gelmini: “Lombardy is well, which has reached the goal of complete vaccination for 80% of the population over 12. The Regions, in collaboration with the commissioner of General Figliuolo, are running. Now extension of the Green Pass to new sectors to further accelerate ”. “Thanks to the work of Francesco Paolo Figliuolo and everyone to vaccinate Italians as much as possible, the risk of a new lockdown is really, from this point of view, excluded”, he stressed Guido Bertolaso, consultant of the Lombardy Region for the vaccination campaign, in a television interview.
In the meantime, the Region is preparing for the start of the campaign for the third dose to be administered to the most fragile subjects. “Yesterday it was announced by the Commissioner Structure that the start of the administration of additional doses of the anti Covid-19 vaccine, the so-called ‘third dose’, is scheduled for Monday September 20 starting from the subjects most exposed or most at risk of serious illness ”, reads a note from the Lombardy Region. “We will start – specifies the note – come on patients transplanted solid organ and hematopoietic stem cells and we will continue with the other categories of patients immunocompromessi, such as patients on chemotherapy. Pending the precise definition of the target population by the Ministry of Health, the Crisis Unit of the Lombardy Region has already defined the activities and priorities for the elaboration of the operational plan for the administration of additional doses and ‘booster’ doses ” . “That plan, after sharing with the Ats, the Asst and the representatives of the doctors of medicine general, pediatricians of free choice, pharmacies – concluded the note – will be officially presented next week at a press conference “.