SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Sep 30 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Ministry of Health of the Canarian Executive has reported this Thursday, in the Governing Council, that more than 7.7 million euros have been spent on the contracts made by the Canary Islands Health Service (SCS) for the emergency procedure for supply medicines, health products and protective materials for health center staff, promote services and carry out urgent hospital works due to the Covid-19 health crisis.
The contracts have consisted of acquiring isolation sanitary material to avoid exposure risks, pharmacological products for the treatment of patients, collection and transfer of samples, as well as individual protection assistance teams, among other material, for 7,741,086.74 euros.
To this, he adds, it was necessary to contract the access control service to Canarian airports for travelers from the rest of Spain in the periods from January 1 to March 31, from April 1 to 4 and from April 15 to 30. April 2021; the installation and supply of thermal temperature control systems in these facilities, from January 1 to March 31; and the reinforcement of the CAU to support citizens in matters related to the EU COVID certificate, as reported by the Canarian Government in a press release.
Likewise, to advance the vaccination process, the temporary transfer of additional facilities and services such as vaccination centers was contracted from April 21 to June 21.
Finally, it has also been reported the emergency contracting of the works carried out in the university hospitals of Tenerife for 4,344,079.39 euros to create new temporary hospitalization areas, adapt spaces in hospitalization floors or in Emergency areas, as well as to cope with the increase in healthcare pressure derived from COVID-19.