Vaccination Blitzes-April 11, 2021

A 3-day push to vaccinate began on April 10:

Mixed success was the best assessment, with rain hampering some sites. But, turnout was decent.

But problems emerged early on but were fixed at the National Arena, in part because other sites closed and appointments not respected:

https://twitter.com/jamaicaobserver/status/1380994714149793803?s=21

Nevertheless, the 1000 vaccines target was met there:

Targets were exceeded for tourism workers, with over 1000 doses:

https://twitter.com/jamaicagleaner/status/1381078274839867392?s=21

Delays were common though things got smoother:

Smaller locations appeared to manage their tasks better.

Those eligible for vaccines will be extended today to over-50 and over-40 with comorbidities and transport sector workers:

https://twitter.com/christufton/status/1381077420044865537?s=21

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)

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