The Colombian government on Saturday received a package of 816,000 AstraZeneca vaccines against COVID-19 issued by Canada, according to the Ministry of Health.
These vaccines “They will be included as quantities that can be used to start and finish projects, as well as for the use of reinforcements, especially those over the age of 50 who are highly susceptible to viruses and new types.”Vin’s CEO said in a statement Ministry of Health, German Escobar.
The official added that the country has received 76,590,034 vaccines from laboratories in this package, which comes through the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Pfizer, Moderna, Astrogeneka, Sinovak and JansenIncluding 2.1 million doses purchased by the Colombian private sector.
For her part, the ambassador Canada Inside Colombia, Marianik Tremble said the donation was an example of cooperation and friendship between the two countries.
”The enemy is common, which is why we join our effort; The only way: to support the people and fight the epidemic togetherThe ambassador said he had invited Colombians to be vaccinated.
Representative of O.P.S. And Ivy Lorena Talavera, of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Colombia.
He added that we will continue to work together to bring Colombia Vaccines, not only against Govt-19, but all vaccines in the national program.
They applied on Thursday Colombia 304,604 corona virus vaccines, of which 147,811 were second-dose and 25,171 corresponded to the pharmaceutical company Johnson’s single-dose formula.
With this, the quantities used are already 62,027,119. In total, 26,910,006 people received the complete vaccination schedule and 2,576,325 received booster doses.
The Ministry of Health said yesterday that there were 129,345 deaths in the country due to Govt-19 and 5,103,269 infections.
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