According to foreign media reports, 78 residents of a nursing home in Madrid, Spain, who received the first dose of Pfizer vaccine, all tested positive for the new vaccine and at least seven died.
&Russia today quoted Spanish news agency EFE as saying that the outbreak occurred in a sanatorium in Toledo, southwest of Madrid. The staff of the nursing home confirmed that most of the 78 residents who had been infected with the new coronavirus had previously suffered from diseases. At least seven people have died and four have been hospitalized for treatment. In addition, 12 staff members also tested positive for new coronavirus.
The nursing home recently issued a statement saying that the nursing home has been taking strict epidemic prevention and control measures, requiring 33 staff members to provide PCR negative reports before working. &”On January 13, all people, including nursing home staff, received the first dose of Pfizer vaccine. Six days later, 10 residents began to develop new symptoms. &”The statement said that some of the staff members were ill with the virus five days after receiving the Pfizer vaccine.
According to the report, on January 21, the Toledo regional management department approved the testing of all residents of the nursing home. The test results on January 25 showed that all residents except one were infected with the new coronavirus. Soon after, the new coronavirus test results of the spared resident were also positive.
The report also said that the nursing home arranged for residents to receive a second dose of Pfizer vaccine on February 3, and the next round of PCR testing will be conducted on February 5.