Despite a slight increase observed last week, the number of doses of vaccine against covid-19 administered in the French part of the island is well below what the means deployed allow. While teams from the Red Cross and the regional health agency can accommodate between 300 and 400 people per day at the vaccinodrome installed in Galisbay, less than 100 people show up each day.
In the first week, an average of 88 people per day visited, 91,6 last week. A total of 550 residents, mostly between 40 and 55, were vaccinated last week *.
As a reminder, the vaccinodrome is open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 16 p.m. to the entire population of Saint-Martin, including foreign nationals. Only tourists are not allowed. "It takes about 30 minutes in total to get vaccinated, including 15 minutes of waiting after the injection", specifies the territorial director of the ARS who asked the socio-professionals to give their employees an hour to go to their hospital. get vaccinated. "No appointment is necessary to go to the vaccinodrome", adds the director of the ARS.
The vaccinodrome is located on the site of the carnival village for a period of two to three months.
* 400 more people went to be vaccinated at the hospital last week.
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