Three weeks ago Belgium reached 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered, and yesterday it doubled this, according to the announcement at Tuesday morning’s joint press conference by public health science institute Sciensano and the National Crisis Centre.
1. Vaccination progress
The country’s vaccination campaign has reached a new milestone, meanwhile and additional half a million people have registered on the national reserve list to receive a vaccine if there is a surplus at their local vaccination centre, using the QVAX platform.
This shows that a large number of people want to get vaccinated”. She also told the press conference that “Only through vaccination will we be able to defeat the pandemic and get our freedom back. We still have a way to go before we will have reached a high proportion of the population that has been vaccinated. We will reach this if we all get vaccinatedGudrun Briat of the Vaccination Task Force speaking at the press conference
2. Brussels vaccinations
Brussels will have to its own vaccination registration list called Bruvax, on which first of all GPs will be able to register their patients with underlying health conditions and then from April 19th all residents in the Brussels-Capital Region will be able to register.