Tajikistan Receives New Packages of AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech

15 ноября, 2021 15:44

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DUSHANBE, 15.11.2021 (NIAT Khovar) – On November 14, Tajikistan received 192,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and 117,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as part of the COVAX mechanism and the program for the fair distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, reports the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population.

Today, the United States delivered 117,000 out of 198,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Tajikistan for the continued fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through the USAID and the COVAX facility. The remaining 81,900 doses will arrive this week. This latest donation adds to the 325,260 Pfizer doses that were delivered in September, and 1.5 million Moderna doses delivered in July 2021.

Also, this morning, the Republic of Latvia sent 60,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Tajikistan as humanitarian aid.

The reception ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population and other officials.

According to the decision of the Republican COVID-19 Prevention Commission, vaccination is mandatory for citizens over 18 years old.

The vaccine is provided to the citizens free of charge.

15 ноября, 2021 15:44

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