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The Italian island of Capri declares that it is free of the Corona virus after vaccinating 95% of its population

The island of Capri, which is located off the coast of the Campania region, in Italy, has announced that it is free of the Corona virus, after 95% of its population over the age of 18 have been vaccinated, according to the Italian newspaper "Al-Massagiro".

The newspaper indicated that the vaccination campaign against the Corona virus is for small islands in Italy, which are becoming tourist centers in the country at a full pace.

"Capri has been fortified, and this is essential for the tourist season because workers in the tourism sector must already prepare this month, as it is one of the most exclusive cities he has visited Italy," said region president Vincenzo de Luca.

De Luca announced that the campaign to vaccinate the Bell Islands will continue with the other tourist destination, Ischia, and then will continue throughout the Gulf of Sorrento until reaching the Cilento region.

Rapid vaccination in these small towns where there are not enough sanitation facilities is part of the national campaign approved by the government, which was supposed to start on Friday, but some areas decided to advance in preparation for the holiday season.

Mass vaccination will also start in Sicily over the weekend in small islands such as Lampedusa, Capraia, Salina, Likudi and Velicudi.

“All citizens over the age of 18 will be vaccinated without reservation. The Commissioner on Covid-19 in Messina (Sicily), Alberto Ferenci, explained that we will have cooperation from the Ministry of Defense, which will support us with its staff.

There are about 30 small islands included in this campaign, and in the Pontine Islands, mass vaccination has already started a few days ago, and also on May 3 they started on the islands of Ponza and Ventotine.

Starting in Cabraia (Livorno) on Friday, 7 May, Elba aims to end the campaign at the beginning of June, while on San Pietro Island in the Magdalena Archipelago, in Sardinia, 50% of the population has already been vaccinated.