Sorocaba has been without deaths from Covid-19 for 37 days, according to data from the Municipal Health Department (SES). A balance sheet released yesterday (22) revealed that 43 people were infected between the 20th and 22nd of September. The city still recorded 74 more recovered from the disease.
None of the patients needed to be admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Among the 47 people who have flu-like symptoms, only one was transferred to the ICU. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the city has accumulated 138,050 confirmations, 3,191 deaths and 134,776 recovered.
The coronavirus vaccination campaign continues today (23), from 9 am to 3 pm, in all Basic Health Units (BHUs) in Sorocaba. The 1st dose of Coronavac is applied exclusively to children aged 3 and 4 years. Children aged between 5 and 11 years old receive the 1st and 2nd application from Pfizer.
The 3rd dose of the same immunizing agent is for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years – including pregnant women, mothers and those who are immunosuppressed – while the 4th application is intended for immunosuppressed young people of the same age group.
The 1st and 3rd dose of Janssen will still be applied to the population over 18 years of age. The 4th dose is for people over 18 years of age, in addition to immunosuppressed people of the same age group, and health professionals. The 5th application is only for immunosuppressed patients, who also need to be of legal age to receive the vaccine.
Votorantim also continues with the immunization in 13 points of the city. As stated in the municipal vaccination schedule, the health posts work at different times. Children aged between 3 and 11 are cared for at the Rio Acima, Archila and Itapeva UBSs, from 8 am to 12 pm; Tatiana and Promorar, from 9 am to 12 pm; and Bela Vista, from 10 am to 2 pm.
The population aged 12 and over must attend the Vila Garcia, Barra Funda, Serrano and Clarice units, from 8 am to 12 pm; Crystal, from 8 am to 2 pm; Novo Mundo and Promorar, from 9 am to 12 pm; and Vila Nova, from 11 am to 2 pm. (Wilma Antunes)