“Mobile medical teams will vaccinate on the beaches and areas of Crete,” Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias said Wednesday during his visit to Heraklion.
“The next stage of the vaccination campaign is home visits, which will allow vaccinations to reach people who either live in remote areas, or cannot get into specialized centers, or have not yet decided to get vaccinated, and now the“ desire ”to get an injection will appear among the inhabitants of Crete , from July 6, “- the minister said characteristically.
Starting July 6, the Ministry of Health’s mobile teams across the country will be vaccinating in collaboration with municipalities and communities to draw up lists of those who have not been vaccinated and want to get vaccinated.
“Crete is a pioneer in everything and should be a pioneer in vaccination,” said the Minister of Health, who linked vaccination and the immunity wall to be created with tourism and the need to protect the tourist season, which means a lot to the local economy.
“Our goal is to protect health and provide society with a certain degree of freedom, while at the same time supporting economic activity, business and employees. This is our duty after 15 difficult months. [локдауна]”, – added the minister.
The minister’s announcement about vaccinations on the beaches shocked the ministry. Therefore, immediately after the “statement on vaccination on the beaches,” the Ministry of Health hastened to clarify that vaccination on the beach is impossible. As the authors of the statement note, “Eleftheria is not considering a vaccination plan on the beach at this stage.”
However, as specified in the Ministry of Health of Greece, the vaccination program in remote areas by mobile groups in cooperation with local authorities will indeed begin in Crete on June 7, and then continue in other regions of Greece.
In social networks, stories have already gone that after this news the Cretan highlanders promised to meet the teams of vaccinators with volleys of shotguns: first with salt, and then how it goes … And also jokes in the style that Mr. Kilikias overheated in the sun … The heat, however …