Since the start of the vaccination campaign in France, 25,315,595 people have received at least one injection and 10,742,886 people have received two injections, according to data from the Ministry of Health: one in two French adults has therefore received their first injection, and one in five French adults received both injections.
According to Doctolib, at the current rate, the government’s goal of vaccinating 30 million people should be reached by June 10, or 5 days before the scheduled deadline.
Out of nearly 10 million injections already scheduled for June, three quarters of the appointments were made by people under 50, according to Doctolib.
In contrast, the rate of vaccination slows down in older age groups, with nearly a quarter of those over 80 still unvaccinated, 14% among 75-79 year-olds and 16% among 70-74 year olds. years.
What about teenagers?
Last week, the Academy of Medicine recommended imposing a vaccination “obligation” to ensure, before the end of the summer, “collective immunity sufficient to control the epidemic, i.e. 90% of the adult population or 80% of the total population».
A possibility qualified Sunday as “last option in case of failure” by the “Mr vaccine” of the government, Alain Fischer.
The latter also invited the population to organize themselves to receive the two doses at their place of residence, rather than during their vacation, so as not to destabilize the system.
The organization of the campaign this summer will be on the menu of the health defense council on Wednesday, said Jean Castex, just like “vaccination of children and adolescents over twelve years of age“, On which the High Authority of Health (HAS) must decide this week, after the green light given last week by the European Medicines Agency.
The President of the Republic announces to be vaccinated this Monday, May 31.
It’s with the concise tweet “Vaccinated! “, That Emmanuel Macron chose to communicate the news. He then specifies, in a second tweet, that the First Lady Brigitte Macron is also vaccinated.
« Like Brigitte and I, like 25 million French people already, let’s get vaccinated! To protect us, to protect our loved ones. Make an appointment on http://sante.fr
», We can read on Twitter. The President does not specify which vaccine was administered.
Tested positive on December 17, Emmanuel Macron therefore received his first injection almost five months after contracting the Covid. Brigitte Macron had tested positive seven days later, on December 24.
Health authorities recommend to wait at least 3 months after contracting Covid-19. A single dose is then assigned.
This announcement comes as vaccination is open to all adults since Monday, May 31.