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The fourth stage of the Mexico City government’s vaccination program is set to begin on Wednesday, March 17, to inoculate the elderly populations of the Venustiano Carranza precinct, with the Chinese-produced SinoVac vaccine, city officials announced Monday, March 15.

City officials said that they hope to inoculate 91,241 residents of the precinct, all of whom have registered with the federal government’s Secretariat of Health (SSA) as eligible recipients.

The vaccines will be administered at the former installations of the Primera Región Militar, in Colonia Aviación Civil, and at the Internado 17 of the Secretariat of Public Education, between March 17 and March 23..

Eligible applicants will be given the specific dates and times of their jabs via text messages, and should bring with them proof of residence and an official Mexican government identification, such as a Voter’s Registration (INE), Mexican passport or >FM-2 or FM-3.

During the same period, residents in the Tláhuac, Xochimilco and Iztacalco precincts are scheduled to receive their second dosageinboVac of the Sputnik-V vaccine.

…March 16, 2021

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