The secretary of the National defense (Sedena), Luis Crescencio Sandoval, presented the plan for the distribution from coronavirus vaccine, developed by Pfizer and BioNtech, to the 32 states of the Mexican Republic, after the arrival of more than 439 thousand 729 new doses.
In the National Palace, he explained that the doses will be distributed land to seven states and air to the remaining 25, the latter, divided into eight routes. We tell you when it will arrive in your state.
What will be the distribution routes in the 32 states?
The federal official explained, starting at 1:20 p.m. today, the doses will be distributed to 69 hospitals in Mexico City and the neighboring states:
- Mexico state
“The land routes. In Mexico City, attention will be given to 69 hospitals that attend this pandemic, the redistribution point will be in our facilities in Tlalpan, there will be the state coordinator, to receive their packages and their subsequent transfer.
“State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala the other six land routes. These land distribution points are established in facilities of the Army, Air Force and Navy, “he said at a press conference.
The head of Sedena indicated that the redistribution of the vaccine to the remaining 25 states will also take place today, so it is expected that arrive between 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., to begin its application tomorrow at 07:00 hours, in 879 hospitals.
He stressed that for this, seven aircraft and a helicopter were enabled, as well as 46 more aircraft for distribution within each state.
“In this way, the 32 entities are served, eight routes will be used to comply with this distribution of the 25 states that we do by air. This is the planning of the air routes. In number one, the vaccine will be arriving at 5:30 p.m. and we will be finishing on Route 8 at 9:25 p.m. in Nuevo Laredo, “he said.
- Route 1: Hermosillo, then Tijuana and will end in La Paz.
- Route 2: Chihuahua, Torreón and Apodaca.
- Route 3: Merida, Cancun, Chetumal and Campeche
- Route 4: León, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Durango, Culiacán and Tepic.
- Route 5: Morelia, Colima, Zapopan and Aguascalientes
- Route 6: Veracruz, Oaxaca, Tuxtla Gutiérrez and Villa Hermosa.
- Route 7: Chilpancingo, Acapulco and ends in Zihuatanejo.
- Route 8: Tampico, Ciudad Victoria, Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo.
“In the air routes, we have 25 states to distribute, we will be once we have this redistribution point and are organized for the transfer to hospitals. In the case of some states we are looking for air routes within the states to do it quickly the deployment.
“In each of the hospitals The vaccination squad will be responsible for receiving the packages. For the application of vaccines three days, today will be the whole movement, it will be carried out today to the states and from the states to the covid facilities and from tomorrow the vaccination will begin, “he stressed.