The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, has indicated that the decision to dispose of the mask indoors no I know will adopt still, «it is still necessary«, specific.

In this sense, despite the fact that Spain has managed to reach a level of Low risk of Covid transmission, since it stands at less than 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the Ministry of Health does not include for the moment that is possible stop using the mask indoors until next spring.

“By relaxing the measures, we continue to de-escalate in the restrictions but always maintaining the culture of care. The pandemic has taught us to be very humble, “said Darias.

However, he recalled that Spain has been one of the first countries to have legislation that allows you to go outdoors without a mask if the distance is maintained, but, “in the current scenario of the pandemic it is necessary.” For this reason the minister has stated that there is no certainty about how the virus can advance, “we are going to go step by step, it is important to continue with the masks.”

Vaccines for the little ones

Regarding vaccines for children, the minister has indicated that it is expected that before the end of 2021, the decision taken by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on clinical trials of Pfizer and Modern that will authorize or not the inoculation of the pediatric vaccine.

“Before the end of the year we could be talking about the pediatric vaccine but we have to go step by step, it does not depend on us, but it is advanced,” he added in an interview for the program ‘Buenos Días Canarias’.

Third dose

The inoculation of a third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, indicated that it is in a process of continuous review, therefore, “the new additional doses have been put first at the most vulnerable people, subsequently to the elderly who live in residences and it has continued with people with pathologies and people over 70 years old, since with the passage of time that immunity seems to be decreasing, “he concluded.

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