Covid-19: vaccination opens to all on May 31, 2021


The date for the opening of vaccination against Covid-19 for all has just been brought forward: it will finally be May 31, 2021 instead of June 15.

Covid-19 vaccines: record deliveries scheduled for June 2021

It is from May 31, 2021 that all French adults will be able to make an appointment to be vaccinated against Covid-19, announced Jean Castex, the Prime Minister, during his visit to the vaccination center of Gagny (Seine -Saint-Denis) with Olivier Véran, Minister of Health. Currently, people over 18 without comorbidities can only make an appointment for the next day, if ever a time slot becomes available.

The advancement of this date is due to two factors. On the one hand, the rate of people vaccinated among the 60-70 year olds and caregivers is already satisfactory. On the other hand, the number of available doses should increase significantly in June 2021. Pharmaceutical companies plan to deliver 32 million doses during June 2021, against 16 million doses in May 2021.

Vaccination against Covid-19: priority professions will be able to make an appointment from May 24, 2021

As a reminder, since May 10, 2021, vaccination is open to every 50 years and over. In addition, on May 24, 2021, vaccination will open to priority professions: teachers and other agents who come into contact with students, early childhood professionals, family assistants, legal protection professionals for young people. , child protection, or emergency accommodation, national and municipal police, gendarmes, security agents, prison wardens, soldiers on sentry operations, customs officers, bus drivers, ferry staff, letter carriers, delivery men, truck drivers, taxi drivers, public transport inspectors and cleaning agents, employees and business managers of food businesses, including cashiers, tobacconists, hotel, café and restaurant staff, funeral service professionals, slaughterhouse workers, labor inspection officers, alarious of events as well as those of sports halls.

In addition, people of all ages with co-morbidities and pregnant women from the second trimester of pregnancy are already entitled to make an appointment to be vaccinated.