Spain and Germany donate 8.8 million doses of Pfizer to the country

Spain and Germany donate 8.8 million doses of Pfizer to the country

Until Tuesday, January 25, the country had completed the vaccination, with complete schedules, of 31,062,511 people throughout the territory. A vaccination process that has been expanding rapidly in different areas of the country.

(See: Bogotá once again has availability of vaccines against covid).

Through the Covax multilateral mechanism, the country has received hundreds of vaccines. The latest update indicates, according to the Ministry of Health, that Spain will donate 6.4 million doses of Pfizer to the country and Germany 2.4 million more.

At this time we are talking directly with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer to set an arrival date“, indicated Germán Escobar, Vice Minister of Public Health and Provision of Services.

Currently, according to the official, there are more than 14 million doses of vaccines against covid-19 available. Of these, 10 million are in the central warehouse of the Ministry of Health and more than 3 million are distributed in the territories.

(What’s more: More than 280 deaths from covid and less than 18,000 infections are reported).

The country is also pending the arrival of 2.4 million doses through the Covax mechanism. It has not yet been specified which laboratory. These vaccines would be arriving in February.

With all this amount of vaccines, the conditions are right for people to start and complete their schemes, and come for their reinforcement“, the deputy minister pointed out.

(Read: Duque asks for “finesse” in rate hikes so as not to stop the reactivation).

In the country 70,595,963 doses of vaccines against covid have been applied.


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