Covid-19: Thousands of Vaccine Prescriptions Still Available

Has the Covid-19 vaccination campaign reached its glass ceiling? This is evidenced by the latest data provided, inter alia, by the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Ile-de-France. On Thursday, June 10, on Twitter, she invited unvaccinated Ile-de-France residents to make an appointment, while many seats remained vacant on Friday. “13 443 slots are waiting for you,” ARS Île-de-France launched on the social network.

The figure that the Ministry of Health wanted to moderate BFMTV. “A very large number of appointments are announced every day. De facto, new free meetings appear. We are breaking vaccination records every day, and there is a lot of support for the campaign. There are vacancies, but this does not mean that everyone does not find takers in the end, ”he said. As Olivier Veran confirmed on the air. “Demand is not declining,” he said, adding that “we received a very large number of supplies in June”.

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Other excuses for so many appointments that are still available this time came from the Directorate General of Health (DGS): “Reduced prescribing tensions as the vaccination campaign progresses” and “lowest appetite of the working population at a time. slots during the week “. The last point that prompted the manager to ask the vaccination centers to increase their opening hours so that the French could go to the vaccinations in the evening after work.

Territorial differences

Doktolib, for his part, claims that “vaccination rates remain very stable,” even though “making appointments is now easier.” In addition, the platform marks major disappearances depending on the region. “Half of the departments are still under stress and there are fewer than 1,000 department slots available the next day,” notes Doktolib, broadcast by BFMTV.

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But, according to several doctors, the plateau may still loom as summer holidays quickly approach. “Many families are wondering ‘how to find the second dose of the vaccine, where to do it.’ Maybe some are wondering if vaccination should be postponed after the holidays, ”says Tristan Ayber, manager of the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines vaccination center, into the microphone at BFMTV. This Friday, June 11, the milestone of 30 million first injections is to be reached, four days before the date set by the government.

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