Niterói suspended vaccination of youngsters, and returned to school with masks Focus

Niteroi recorded 26 instances of Covid-19 within the final epidemic week, overlaying the interval from October 23 to 29. | Photo: Archive/Marcelo Eugenio

A personal school in Jardim Ikarai, within the southern area of Niteroi, has suggested the return of masks in closed environments beginning this Monday (7). The justification for the faculty directive is the alleged enhance within the contagion of Covid-19.

Parents of the unit’s kindergarten via excessive school college students acquired the alert via an inner communication. The school says the measure is a “precaution.” All staff got the identical directions.

The Municipal Health Department of Niterói has assured to monitor the scenario within the metropolis, however has not introduced stable knowledge on a doable enhance in instances within the area.

During the final epidemiological week – 23 to 29 October – the Ministry confirmed 26 diagnoses of respiratory illnesses, Focus.

“The wave of chilly fronts and the rise in instances in some European international locations and the United States (USA) have bolstered the necessity for the Secretariat to listen to the well being system”, he commented.

In the capital, in a neighboring area of Niteroi, there was affirmation of the arrival of the brand new subvariant Ômicron BQ 1, the place the Covid-19 scenario is once more worrying.

According to the Rio Covid-19 Panel, the working common of confirmed instances prior to now seven days has reached 208 notifications, up from 56 on the identical date in October.

The positivity price additionally elevated to 21%, at 6% for consecutive weeks. And the quantity of day by day evolutions of hospitalizations in ICU elevated to 18 until final 6, from ten on the identical date final month.

In Niterói, due to this fact, sufferers with the illness within the municipal well being community haven’t been hospitalized and there are not any information of deaths, the municipal well being division confirmed within the report. So far, there was no affirmation of the brand new type within the municipality.

Infection prevention, in accordance to the protocol of town of Niteroi, revolves across the use of masks by susceptible teams (aged, pregnant girls and individuals with underlying illnesses). This must also be the case with flu signs and well being models, alongside with protecting your palms sanitized.

“It is important that folks preserve their vaccinations up to date and, in case of signs, search a well being unit for examination”, he reminded.

First dose postponed

The measure taken by the school, in Ikarai, occurred on the identical day that Niteroi City Hall suspended the primary dose of vaccination in opposition to Covid-19 for youngsters aged 3 and 4.

The municipality mentioned, this Monday (7), that it has not acquired from the Ministry of Health, from the Federal Government, a switch from Coronavac, emptying the inventory. Vaccination for this target market will resume as quickly as the brand new dose is distributed. A second dose follows naturally.

What do the unions say?

The Union of Private Educational Institutions of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Sinepe/RJ) mentioned that regardless of always monitoring municipal well being pointers, it has to date acquired no new suggestions on the use of masks in closed environments.

“We emphasize that every school has the autonomy to determine on this matter”, indicated the consultant physique of the non-public schooling models of the state’s 61 municipalities, together with Niteroi.

Chai, RJ’s State Union of Education Professionals – Niteroi Nucleus has not but issued returns.


According to town corridor, the municipality of Niteroi stays with the continual abstract for the second booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine for individuals aged 18 years and older. The third dose is for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years, 4 months after the second dose.

The metropolis nonetheless maintains the vaccine for first and second doses in youngsters ages 5 to 11, adolescents ages 12 to 17, and people ages 18 and over. To obtain a dose of the vaccine, an id card, CPF and proof of earlier doses should be introduced. For youngsters and adolescents, the presence of a authorized guardian is required.


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