El Salvador is one of the countries in the region with the fastest rate of vaccination against COVID-19, managing to immunize an average of 18,557 people daily, thanks to the strategic and timely actions of the Government of President Nayib Bukele. According to official data from the Ministry of Health (Minsal), to date, 9,894,572 doses have been applied, 25,591 have been for foreigners.
The country continues to have more than 160 vaccination centers so that people can go to the nearest center and complete their vaccination schedule. Health authorities consider that the complete vaccination scheme becomes more necessary every day to counteract the disease, given the clinical evidence of the existence of the Omicron variant in Salvadoran territory.
This health strategy implemented by the Government has allowed El Salvador to be recognized for maintaining strict biosafety protocols, which has guaranteed keeping the economy open, giving continuity to education, continuing to promote tourism and moving towards economic recovery. attracting more investment for the integral development of the country.
To continue with the protocols, the Minsal assured that since the end of December last year, after confirming the existence of cases «consistent» with the Omicron variant, each of the strategies in compliance with the biosafety protocols has also been strengthened.