Jamaica targets 50,000 in 4-day vaccination blitz-April 12, 2021

50,000 vaccines was the target for vaccines.

Nearly 12,500 vaccines were given on day 1 of the 4-day blitz:

Day 2 saw over 18,000 vaccines for a total just under 31,000 for the weekend:

Experience nationwide showed heavy demand:

The minister for health and wellness reported there’s capacity to vaccinate 55,000 by Tuesday:

More locations will be used to account for the higher demand.

Decisions about further expanding access will be made after Tuesday

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. :)