Minister Salvador Illa has confirmed that the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine will arrive in the country on December 26 and as such, the program of vaccination covid start the very next day.
The first doses of the Pfizer vaccines will reach all the communities at the same time, between the 26th and the 27th. After a first batch, doses will then be received every week.
The Ministry of Health still does not know the exact detail of that first shipment, they are waiting for the European authorities to provide confirmation.
The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced on Thursday that the planned dates for the start of vaccination in the European Union will be December 27, 28 and 29. This is subject to approval from the European Medicines Agency, the meeting of which has been brought forward to the 21st.